Photo by Sherer, Nabgolz, and Ko, Moscow, Russia, early 1890s 16.3 х 10.4 cm Nikolai Porfirievich NIKIFOROV (1835 - 1901), a Raskolnik, merchant, and home owner from the town of Gorbatov on Oka River, Russia. Nikiforov was member of the Gorbatov City Council and Duma and a private collector of manuscripts and antique books. Over the four decades, he assembled an important collection of about 800 manuscripts and over 350 early printed books, which preserved interesting examples of ancient Russian and Raskolnik’s cultures. C4923 NIKIFOROV, N. P. (Никифоров Н. П.)