Kashirin House was the childhood home of Maxim Gorky and is preserved as a house museum in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. This is an example of the use of the private use of icons in a modest home. I visited the Kashirin House museum on 9 June 2006 as part of a Fulbright Study project in Russia.




Dining room in the Gorky House Museum.



Icons and a votive lamp situated near the dining room table in the Gorky House museum, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.



Icons situated near the dining room table in the Gorky House museum, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.



Icons situated near the dining room table in the Gorky House museum, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.



Bedroom of Gorky's grandfather.



Icon situated in the bedroom of the Gorky House Museum.


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