"Castle of the Tzar in Skernewize" b/w postcard with view at the entrance during the arrival of the Tzar family.
Russian Postcard used as field-post with square, violet Prushkow – strike and Skierniewice – cancellation.
Corner knocks at lower part, otherwise fine condition.
In 1829: Tsar of Russia Nicolas I devolved the palace and chattels of Skierniewice to Prince Constantine "The Great".
In 1845: Opening of the railway iron line Warsaw to Vienna and construction of the Tsar`s railway station in Moorish style, which is no longer existing.
1870: Tsar Alexander II devolves the chattels of Skierniewice to Prince Bariatyński.
1875: Construction of the railway station Warsaw to Vienna line, which still exists today.
1884: Convention in Skierniewice of the three emperors of the occupying countries: Alexander III, Wilhelm I and Francis Joseph I.
1915: During World War I, in the neighborhood of Skierniewice the poison gas phosgene is used for the first time.
1915-1918: Time of the German occupation of Skierniewice.
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Imperial Russia: Tzar Family Residence. Vintage Postcard 1917.