1860s CDV photo of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1819 - 1876), who was a daughter of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, sister of Alexander II and aunt of Alexander III. In 1839 she married Maximilian, Duke of Leuchtenberg. She was an art collector and President of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg. Photographer is Verry Fils out of Paris, France. ID'd on reverse in pencil.