Schoolboys pre-revolutionary Russia, the end of the XIX century Form of schoolboy was evidence of caste superiority, because in those days, the opportunity to receive education was only for children of nobles, intellectuals and industrialists. In appearance the school uniform was like a military clothing. The set includes a cap, tunic and overcoat. Winter school uniforms added a hood, which is attached directly to the uniform.
Grande Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia. Younger son of Tsar Alexander II, brother to Tsar Alexander III, uncle to Tsar NIcholas II. Sergei was also brother-in-law to Nicholas as they both married sisters; Elisabeth (Ella) was his wife and Alix married to Nicholas was the Tsaritsa of Russia. Both girls princesses of Hesse, Germany.