Art and Faith

Saturday, 26 December 2009

A Window Into a Lost World 5: The People of Tsarist Russia

This appears to be an older snap, for the uniform indicates that it was taken in the time of the reign of Tsar Aleksandr Aleksandrovich or Tsar St Nikolai. That is, it dates from about 1880 to 1895. This young man was in his middle age when the Revolution broke out in 1917. What happened to him? Damn… pictures don’t talk… don’t you wish that they did?

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