Alexei Alexandrovich Shirinsky-Shikhmatov

1862 - 1930 (Paris)

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prince, Russian public figure, court master, senator, member of the State Council, professor of St. Petersburg University, chairman of the Society for Revival of Artistic Russia (1915–1917). He recommended Prokudin-Gorsky as a member of the Society, and also supported the use of Prokudin-Gorsky’s photographs for the purposes of the Society.