Object ID
F2016.160
Object Name
Photograph
Object Description
Color photograph of the inside of St. Nicholas Albanian Church in Chicago. There are red jars at the front of the church, along with a podium in the background. There is also a stand with three candles. In the front of the photograph, two pews can be seen. The walls have a blue marble like design along the bottom. There is a panel of yellow on the wall with a green border as well as depictions of various saints.
Origin
St. Nicholas Albanian Church was founded in 1944. Their first church building was purchased in 1947. The founders were from the southeastern part of Albania, a city called Korca. They are said to have an icon of Mother Mary that weeps as though by a miracle. Many visitors come to see this icon.
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Citation
Photograph, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5218. Accessed 10/25/21.