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Photo of Emperor Nicholas II on horseback greeting the cavalry with his retinue during the Imperial review of the Guard troops and the St. Petersburg military district in Krasnoe Selo. July 25, 1913. St. Petersburg. Photo by Karl Bulla. 1913.

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Russian Empire, St. Petersburg. Photo by Karl Bulla. 1913.
15.5 x 21.5 cm.
Stamp of Karl Bulla's photo studio on the back side. Traces of glue and owner's pencil marks.

 

Bulla Karl Karlovich (1855 - 1929) was a Russian photographer who went down in history as the "father of Russian photo reporting". Supplier to Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna Romanova, court photographer to King Nicholas I of Montenegro, personal photographer to His Majesty the King of Italy, court photographer to His Majesty the King of Serbia. Bulla is the holder of a number of medals, awards, honorary titles and a cavalier of six foreign orders. In addition, Bulla was often honoured by members of the Russian imperial family, for example, he received a gold watch and, later, a silver cigarette case as a gift from Emperor Nicholas II for his achievements in photography.