Tatar Troops Swearing Allegiance to the Tsar Before the Regiment Banner
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Otto Gerlach ( Leipzig 1862 - Teheran 1908 )
Otto Gerlach studied at the Leipzig Academy under Ludwig Nieper and at the Berlin Academy under Anton von Werner and Otto Brausewetter. He was a globetrotting graphic artist working for various newspapers, travelling the world’s war zones. Similarly, he spent the months covering the Russo-Japanese Campaign in Manchuria. In 1908, he was producing graphic reports of Rudolf Zabel's motor rally through Persia, and died in Teheran in a car accident.