“Everyday Life Costumes and Articles of Russia from the End of the 18th to the Beginning of the 20th Centuries, Court Costumes, Civil Costumes, Court Servant’s Costumes and the Costumes of the [military] Schools”
Exhibit in the Cameron Gallery at the Catherine Palace & Park in Tsarkoe Selo, Russia
Turn of the Century to 1917 uniforms for the Imperial bodyguards. The uniform at left is for the multitudinous Russian guards, and is in a 17th Century Russian Revival style, the uniform at right is for the six “African” guards who were the immediate guards for the royal family. The framed photo at the bottom of the case shows the American boxer who became the favorite of these guards.