Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich Romanov in Pleven, 1907. Five photos and a photo postcard

Lot of 6 items.
Five photos of Grand Dukes Vladimir Alexandrovich and Andrei Vladimirovich Romanovs and others at celebrations in Pleven.
Bulgaria, unknown photographer, 1907.
Size of each photo about 8.9 x 11.2 cm.
On the reverse side owner's remarks in pencil.

Photo postcard showing Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich Romanov at celebrations in Pleven.
Russian Empire, unknown photographer, 1907.
Size: 8.9 x 14 cm.
On the reverse side inscription in ink, in Cyrillic and an owner's remark in pencil.



In 1907 in the city of Pleven celebrations were held to honor the 30th anniversary of the siege of Pleven during the Russo-Turkish War.

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich (1847-1909) was the third son of Emperor Alexander II; senator (from 1868), member of the Council of State (from 1872), adjutant general, general of infantry (1880), Chief of the Life Guard of the Dragoon Regiment. During the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878 he commanded the 12th corps and was on the left flank of the Ruschuk detachment of the Heir Tsarevich (later Emperor Alexander III). In March 1881 he was appointed regent in the event of the death of Emperor Alexander III before the heir to the throne Nikolai Alexandrovich came of age. In 1884-1905 he was Commander-in-Chief of the Guards and the St. Petersburg Military District.