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Tsesarevich Alexei's (1904-1918) colonel's uniform of a Kuban Cossack Attaman c.1910

RCIN 120486

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From 1827 the Russian heir to the throne became the Ataman (supreme military leader) of all the Cossack troops. Lady Muriel Paget described it as ‘a very sad possession and everyone including myself has felt great emotions about it’. 

Purchased by Lady Muriel Paget in a government shop, Leningrad, 1935; given to King George V