|Our Lady of Philermo, pray for us.|
|The Grand Magistral castle and Porte d'Amboise on the mount of Phileremos.|
|The festal dress of Grand Master Villier de l'Isle Adam. |
Made in the 16th century and added to in the 18th,
this was in use on feast days on Malta until the Knights left.
|A photograph of 1932, one of the last times it was seen before being lost during the War.|
Note that the central stone now missing in the collar is still present at this period.
|The icon with the russian plate.|
|The icon uncovered, with the paper intended|
to protect the paintwork from the gold plate.
|The Russian copy in its present state in Assisi.|
|The Grand Priory of England's copy.|
Photo credits: All modern images of the true icon © Stefan Vasiljevic 2002.