Nikolai Petrovich Alin

1869 - 1919 (Chita)

General Information

Richest merchant of Cherdyn, wild animal trader and patron. Prokudin-Gorsky was hosted by Alin during his visit to Cherdyn in May-June 1913. Prokudin-Gorsky has captured Alin’s collection of stuffed animals and birds in detail. He also described Alin with warmth in his memoirs ‘My trip to Cherdyn’(1934).