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109.  K. F. von Gan.  Czar Nicholas II with his family. Photograph, Tsarskoye Selo, (18 x 24 cm.), July 17, 1906. RBML, Bakhmeteff Archive, Corps of Pages Papers

Rare photo of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II (1868-1918) holding his son, successor to the throne, Tsarevich Aleksei (1904-1918). Next to him is his wife Alexandra Fiodorovna (1872-1918) and their three daughters. This photograph was taken during maneuvers and a military review at the Guard's summer camp at Tsarskoye Selo near St. Petersburg.

Gift of Colonel Meshcherinov, 1957

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