China's Earliest Orthodox ChurchBeiguan (Present day Russian Embassy)
image from N. Veselovskii (1905)
Russian Orthodox Mission in China is the English translation by Ksenia Kepping (niece of last mission head Abp Viktor) of the Russian name Rossijskaja Duhovnaja Missia v Kitae. The Mission also refers to itself in English as the Russian Orthodox Mission according to its official publication Kitajskij Blagovestnik.
View of Mission's
Drawing by a Chinese artist
from archive of A. S. Ipatova
1850 from K. Skachkova album
1874-75 photo from bndigital.bn.br