According to Pierre Apraxine, this album is "bound album of 26 albumen prints (+/- 8 x 10 1/2"), most with captions pasted under the images. Some with elaborate details. Title and a list of contents appear on typewritten pages pasted on the first blank pages of the album. Not contemporary, as is red cover. Album documents the holy treasures of the monastery, mainly the objects having belonged to St. Serge of Radonej, and several well-known icons. It includes: --views of monastery and church --the reliquary of St. Serge, --icon of Trinity and Icon of Virgin and Child --icon of St. Serge, having worked miraculous cures during cholera epidemic of 1848 --Virgin and Child, Smolensk --St. Nicholas --Gospel having belonged to St. Serge, XIV-e century (no. 1) --prayerbook, written by St. Nicholas, used by St. Serge, 1381 (no. 15) --wooden vessels used by St. Serge and St. Nikon, his disciple (nos. 5 & 6) --chausubles of St. Serge (nos. 7 & 8) --other clothes of St. Serge --sandals of St. Serge --Icon of the Vision of the Virgin, above south door of altar of Church of the Trinity, paraded in wars (Poland, Sweden, Napoleonic, Crimea) --Icons of Virgin Mary, savior (XI c.), Jesus, Virgin, St. John the Baptist, "Panagiya" Important document for the aspect and condition of the treasures of the Monastery. The photos themselves are copy prints, (see dimensions written on original photos being reproduced)."