Saint Nicholas Icons and Figurine

Three different representations of Saint Nicholas

The lithograph at left is an example of icons currently used in Serbian Orthodox households in Alberta. The manufactured figurine in the center depicts the Dutch saint holding the Gospel. Popular figurines such as this are used to decorate Dutch homes as of December 5th, the day when gifts are exchanged. The icon on the right is the ukrainian representation of the saint bishop.

Harry Korol
Folklife Collections, Provincial Museum of Alberta, à Edmonton
c. 1995
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