FCBTC / 'Portrait of Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna', Artist: Jean Laurent Monnier. German princess Louise of Baden married the future Tsar Alexander I of Russia in Found in the collection of the Regional Art Gallery, Tchelyabinsk, Russia.
This very interesting image from the Illustrated London News of September 17, 1864 depicts the recruiting of newly arrived immigrants outside of Castle Gardens. Castle Gardens was the immigration processing center before Ellis Island. The major focus of this recruitment are the Irish and Germans. Notice the sign is in both English and German. Union soldiers can be seen mingling with the crowd.