Armee Russe. No.35. Niclolas, Empereur.Galerie Militaire. No.246.
Hand-coloured lithograph. 240 x 201mm. 9˝ x 8".
Nicholas I, (1796-1855) Emperor of Russia from 1825 until 1855, was one of the most reactionary of the Russian monarchs, and on the eve of his death, the Russian Empire reached its historical zenith spanning over 20 million square kilometres. From "Galerie Militaire, ou collection complete des uniformes de la garde impériale russe".
In the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.
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