Emperor Nicholas II with Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana Romanovas, surrounded by 13th Lifeguard-Grenadier Regiment of Erivan. Photo

Russian Empire, Krasnoe Selo, photo studio of Karl Bulla, 1913.
Size 18 x 23.5 cm.
On the reverse side stamp of photographer "Фотографъ К. К. БУЛЛА / Спб., Невскiй пр., 54 / Photograph C. C. Bulla / St. Petersburg, Newsky pr. 54".

Wear on edges, cracks in right upper corner.

H. M.s 13th Lifeguard-Grenadier Regiment of Erivan is the oldest and most titled regiment of the Russian Imperial Army.

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.