Documentary film with queen victoria to welcome Tsar Nicholas II at Balmoral Palace in the autumn of 1896. It is the first film footage to feature Queen Victoria. The tsar is on foot, the queen is in a carriage with her dog, and her Indian servant is featured, with their relationship being made into a film by Stephen Frears in 2017.

According to the Royal Collection Trust ( “The last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II, and his wife, Alexandra, visited Queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle, the Scottish residence, in 1896. They arrived on the imperial yacht at Leith on September 22 and then traveled to Balmoral , where they stayed until October 3.”‘

For example, in 1896 the first modern Olympic Games took place in Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos was 32 years old, Adolf Hitler was seven years old, Winston Churchill was 22 years old, Benito Mussolini was 13 years old, while Charilaos Trikoupis died in the same year.

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was related to Queen Victoria of England through his marriage to his wife Alexandra. Alexandra Fyodorovna was granddaughter of Queen Victoria. The second daughter of Victoria and Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Alice, had married Prince Louis of Hesse. Alice of Hesse-Darmstadt, after embracing the Orthodox faith, was given the name Alexandra Fyodorovna. She was Empress of Russia, as the wife of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of the Russian Empire,

Nicholas and Alexandra were executed by their Bolshevik captors on July 17, 1918. Their five children and four of their servants were also executed.