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Russian Bishop's House, Lincoln & Monastery Streets, Sitka, Sitka Borough, AK



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Item Title


Location
Lincoln & Monastery Streets, Sitka, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-64
National Register Number: 66000025
Significance: The Russian Bishop's House is one of only three buildings constructed during the Russian period that remain in Alaska. The log construction, low hipped roof, and stairways in end galleries are all hallmarks of Russian American buildings. This building served as the home of the Russian Orthodox bishop of Alaska, as well as a school, seminary, and orphanage.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHWEST
2. SOUTH FRONT
3. SOUTH FRONT, CLOSER
4. SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHEAST
5. SOUTH FRONT AND EAST END
6. NORTH REAR
7. SOUTH FRONT, EAST END, DETAIL OF DOOR
8. SOUTH FRONT, DETAIL OF WINDOW, SHUTTERS OPEN
9. SOUTH FRONT, DETAIL OF WINDOW, SHUTTERS CLOSED
10. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, KITCHEN AREA
11. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, FLOOR CUT AWAY
12. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, EAST GALLERY, STAIRWAY, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
13. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, EAST GALLERY, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
14. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, RECEPTION ROOM, LOOKING EAST
15. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, DINING ROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
16. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, BISHOP'S BEDROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
17. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, BISHOP'S LIBRARY AND PRAYER CORNER, LOOKING EAST
18. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, BISHOP'S STUDY, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
19. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, BISHOP'S SERVANT'S ROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
20. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, GUEST ROOM, LOOKING SOUTH
21. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, GUEST ROOM, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE IN NORTHEAST CORNER
22. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION, NAVE, LOOKING EAST
23. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION, NAVE, LOOKING EAST, ICONOSTAS DOORS CLOSED
24. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION, NAVE, LOOKING EAST, ICONOSTAS DOORS OPEN
25. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION, NAVE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
26. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION, SANCTUARY, LOOKING NORTHEAST
27. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION, SANCTUARY, LOOKING NORTHWEST
28. INTERIOR, ATTIC, DETAIL OF FRAMING
SOUTH FRONT
SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHEAST
SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHWEST
INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION, NAVE, LOOKING EAST


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