Russian Empire, St. Petersburg, photo studio of Konstantin Shapiro.
Photo: 11.2 x 8.6 cm. Passe-partout: 15.9 x 10.5 cm.
The photo is pasted on a branded passe-partout of the photo studio of Konstantin Shapiro on Nevsky Prospekt, 32.
Under the photo a dedication in black ink in French "A Monsieur Lery / Dr m. Korowine".
Ivan Pavlovich Korovin (1843-1908) was a court physician. He graduated from the Medical-Surgical Academy (1870). In 1904-1907 he was the doctor of the Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich; Korovin diagnosed Tsetsarevich with hemophilia at the age of two months.