The Anitchkoff Palace

January 1914
Herbert Galloway Stewart

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Black and white photograph entitled 'Tsarskoe Selo'. H. I. H. Tsarevich Alexei Nicolaevich and H.H. Prince Rostislav Alexandrovitch are seated together on a sled with Miss Coster stood near a horse drawn carriage in the background. An unidentified gentleman is laying on a sled behind and to the left of the two Princes. Taken by Herbert Stewart in St. Petersburg in 1914. From snapshot photograph album number 11, page 5. Compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960) of the Russian Imperial Royal Family.

Galloway Stewart was English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander and his wife Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, sister of Tsar Nicholas II.

The unidentified gentleman is thought to be Pierre Gilliard, a Swiss tutor to H. I. H. Tsarevich Alexei Nicolaevich.


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silver gelatin print
The Ricketts Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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