Photo by I. Diagovchenko, Moscow, Russia, 1870s 6.4 х 10.5 cm Nadezhda Alekseevna NIKULINA (1845—1923) was an actress of the Imperial Theaters. She was born in the family of Moscow merchants. After studying at the Moscow Theater School, she began playing in comedies, including in the plays by A. N. Ostrovsky, who wrote one of the roles for her and then appointed her for roles in almost all his plays. NIKULINA, N. A. (Никулина Н.А.)