Fine antique and rare photo of French Socialist Albert Thomas on his train in Russia in 1917. The photograph comes from a collection that belonged to the photographer that accompanied Thomas on his visit to Russia.
In the wake of the February Revolution of 1917 in Russia Thomas was despatched as a special ambassador to Petrograd, his brief was to encourage continued Russian participation in the war against the Central Powers. His influence in Russian politics however was slight.
Size: 12.5 x 10 cm approx