St. Petersburg, photo studio Wesenberg and Co. Grand Duke is depicted in dress uniform of the hussar regiment.
Second half of 1880s.
Size of photos 8.7 x 5.1 cm and 8.6 x 5.2 cm; size of passepartouts: 10.5 x 6.3 cm and 10.6 x 6.3 cm.
Photos are glued on branded passepartouts.
Minor staining, owner's remarks in pencil on reverse sides, foxing.
Nikolai Nikolaevich the Elder (1831-1891) - Grand Duke, the third son of Emperor Nicholas I. Field-Marshal-General (1878), honorary member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1855). In 1864-1880 he was chief commander of guard troops and the St. Petersburg Military District. In 1864-1891, he was Inspector-General of Cavalry.
Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna (Alexandra Frederica Wilhelmina, 1838-1900) - wife of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolayevich, son of Emperor Nicholas I, daughter of Prince Peter Georg of Oldenburg and Princess Therese of Nassau.