Le Monde illustré, Serbia – Anointing of King Alexander I in Žiča, 1889

The scene of the anointing of the young king Aleksandar Obrenović in front of the altar in Žiča Monastery, at the moment when the ceremony is performed by Metropolitan Mihailo, surrounded by priests. On the right are prominent dignitaries and embassies. The light from the window on the right falls and illuminates the scene.

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