Several short studies of Russia during the 1890's. The Social Fabric of Russia describes life at the Court of St Petersberg as well as life in the country. The Palaces of Petersberg explores the art and Architecture of the Capital. Art at the Kremlin exhibits the art and architecture of the Palace of the Kemlin, the heart of Russia. Russian Art and Artists surveys art and artists contemporary to the times. The Holy City of Moscow explores the city, its people and churches. The Fair at Ninjii-Novgorod briefly studies the commercial life of 19th century Russia. The Army looks at the Russian Army forged from the various tribes and nationalities that made up Imperial Russia. Eugene Melchior, Vicomte de Vogue (1848-1910) was a French Diplomat, Orientalist, Travel Writer and Philanthropist. Theodore Child (1846-1892) was a travel writer and discerning Art Critic of the late nineteenth century.