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    Russian Tsar Alexander II and Family Cabinet Card Collection. A wonderful collection of 40 cabinet cards of Tsar Alexander and Empress Marie and their family. Images include individual poses of Alexander II, Empress Marie, Alexander III, Empress Dagmar, Marie Paulovna (Grand Duchess Vladimir), Grand Duke Vladimir (brother of Alexander III), Marie (Duchess of Edinburgh and daughter of Alexander II), Grand Duke Constantin (brother of Alexander II), Alexandra Josephovna (Grand Duchess Constantin), Alexandra Petrovna (Grand Duchess Nicholas), Grand Duke Nicholas (brother of Alexander II), Grand Duke Alexis (brother of Alexander III), Olga (Queen of Greece, daughter of Grand Duke Constantin), Grand Duke Michael (brother of Alexander II), Olga Federovna (Grand duchess Michael), Grand Duke Paul (brother of Alexander III), individual portraits of the sons of the Grand Duke Nicholas, the Empress Dagmar in he wedding dress and many others. Family portraits include: Alexander III and the Empress Dagmar with their children (1879), the sons of Alexander III, Alexander III with the Empress Dagmar, and the Empress Dagmar with her children. All images are described on the mount in a period hand by a previous collector. The images are stored in a period album, leather bound with a lacquered painted scene of an open sleigh pulled by horses. Album spine is cracked, pages are brittle; but the cabinet cards remain remarkably fine, with only a couple of instances of minor foxing. Many of the images bear Russian photographic stamp on verso.

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    June, 2008
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