The actress Vera Komissarzhevskaya in 1900.
The book cover, with a photo of grand duchesses Tatiana and Olga and lady-in-waiting Anna Vyrubova, in the Gulf of Finland.
Nizhny Novgorod, the Fair Bridge, now the Kanavinski Bridge, over the Oka, c. 1890 to 1900.
Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarevich Alexei
Tsar Nicholas and Alexandra II on the royal yacht Standard, 1912.
A lunch party in the summer house of dramatist and fiction writer Leonid Andreyev (center back in white suit) in Vammelsuu (Serovo), Gulf of Finland, 1912.
Vadim, writer Leonid Andreyev’s son, in 1912.
Summer idyll, from the album “Different Views and Studies of the Russian Empire.”
A dacha on the water at Materiki, near Vologda, from the album “Views Along the Mariinsk Canal and River System.”
Farm girls carrying berries at Kirillov on the northern Dvina Canal.
Young woman in elaborate traditional dress in front of a Kazakh yurt in Central Asia, shot between 1905-1915, from the album “Views of Central Asia.”
Uzbek man and boys 1905–15, from the album “Views of Central Asia.”
Alim Khan, the last emir of Bukhara, now part of Uzbekistan, in 1911.
A Jewish water carrier in Vilnius, 1900.
A postcard image of the Ironworks in Ural, 1910.
St. Petersburg crowds outside the office of the newspaper The New Times, reading the war reports, 1915.