Tsar Nicholas II of Russia in Color, 6th July 1893

Color photo of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia in 1893, before he became the last emperor of the Russian Empire. This was taken at the wedding of George and Mary of the United Kingdom on the 6th July 1893.
Colorization of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, around a year before he became Emperor of Russia. Taken on the 6th of July 1893. HistoryColored // CC BY 4.0

Seen here in this photograph is Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the last emperor of Russia, at the age of 25 in England.

This image of Tsarevich Nicholas was taken at the wedding of his cousin, Prince George, Duke of York (future King George V of the United Kingdom). George was getting married to Mary of Teck (future Queen Mary of the United Kingdom).

The photograph of the future Russia Emperor was taken by Gustav William Henry Mullins, a renowned British portrait photographer, best known for taking photos of the Royal family.

The original version of this image is in the Public Domain and was sourced from Wikimedia Commons. A larger version can also be found on the website which shows that Nicholas was sitting on a chair when the photograph was taken.

An uncropped version of the previous photo, shows Nicholas II of Russia in a suit sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph at the wedding of George and Mary of the United Kingdom in 1893.
The original, uncropped version of Tsarevich Nicholas showing that he was sat on a chair when this photo was taken on July 6th, 1893 in England. Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain

The image of Tsar Nicholas II was colorized manually using Photoshop. If you are interested in seeing more colorizations of 19th and 20th century historical figures, be sure to watch the video below which shows a timelapse of the process taking place.

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Feel free to use this photograph of Nicholas II in color for any use as long as you provide credit to HistoryColored. This colorized image is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International.

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