London, South Kensington
15 December 2000
The Empress Alexandra Feodorovna Tsarskoe-selo Military Nursing Train no.143, 1914-1916
A collection of approximately 390 gelatin silver prints, sizes 8.2 x 11cm. to 10.8 x 16cm., mounted on paper, all with annotations in Russian, in two cloth bindings, the covers with stamped decoration in red, the printed title loosely inserted (2)
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Images of the hospital train founded by the Empress, with views of the personel, the exterior and interior of the train itself, with views of casualties, care of the wounded, and views beside the railway.
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