Tsarevich Nicholas visiting Saigon, Saïgon, 21-3-1891
NICHOLAS II, Tsar of Russia.
A fine group portrait including a very youthful Nicholas in a tropical suit at Saigon, albumen print, on the mount of L. Talbot of Saigon, image 280 x 230mm., French Indo-China, 1891.Footnotes. The Tsarevich visited Saigon during his extensive tour of 1890-1891. Here he is pictured with Prince George of Greece and Denmark (fourth from right). It was a little later on this tour that George is credited as having saved the Tsarevich from an assassination attempt by a Japanese policeman, known as the 'Otsu incident'. George was later High Commissioner in Crete...