Russian Photographer, (20th century). Russian. Medium: sepia photograph. Date: 19th Century. Sophia (1853-81) was a revolutionary and member of the Narodnaya Volya or the People's Will; terrorist organization best known for the successful assassination of Tsar Alexander II (1818-81); she was on executive committee and was executed for her part in the assassination Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.