Exhibition “The Levitsky ‘Light-Painting’ Studio”, Hermitage Museum, St Petersberg

Hermitage Photo Group tennis portrait

An early photograph produced by the Levitsky Studio was included in the exhibition “The Levitsky ‘Light-Painting’ Studio, Early Russian Photography in the Collection of the State Hermitage Museum (10 January 2015 – 17 January, 2016)

“Group portrait of Grand Duke Nikolai Alexandrovich, Duke Nikolai of Leuchtenberg, Otto von Richter, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich and an unknown man”, 1856–58, Albumen print

For more information on the photograph Hermitage Website

The RTS is grateful to Chauncie Rodzianko for this information.

Click this link to view another important 19th century photograph of a tennis player “Mr Laing” by the Hill & Adamson studio in Edinburgh