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View Resource British Museum: A catalogue of the Russian icons in the British Museum

The British Museum has been beefing up their online research catalog offerings as of late, and this particular work contains 72 of the Museum's Russian icons. To gain a sense of the context and history of this collection, visitors can start by reading the short "Preface". After this, a basic understanding of the Russian icon and its purpose can be found in the "Meaning and history of icons" essay....

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