SERGEI ALEKSANDROVICH (Grand Duke, 1857-1905, Governor of Moscow, Uncle of Nicholas II)

Rare unsigned Russian carte de visite showing him as a boy in Cossack uniform, 4½" x 2½", no place, no date, c.

Grand Duke Sergei was assassinated in the rising of 1905. His wife Elisabeth of Hesse was the elder sister of the Tsarina, founded a nursing order. She was murdered by the Bolsheviks at Alapaievsk in 1918 and was canonized in 1991. A very rare image of the fourth son of Emperor Alexander II

Item Date:  1865

Stock No:  28931      £450

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