Emperor Nicholas II at the parade of the Life Guards Cavalry Regiment. Tsarskoe Selo, 1900s. Photo by Karl Bulla.

Russian Empire. Tsarskoe Selo.
Size: 16,5 x 22 cm.
On the backside there is a stamp of C.Bulla photographic studio in St.Petersburg.
In good condition.


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.