Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - Sanochka

Pages: 1 ... 23 24 [25]
361
Welcome New Users! Read 1st please. / Re: Posting Photographs...
« on: June 06, 2011, 03:48:36 AM »
I tried posting again, with no success.  I'm using Photobucket. 

Photobucket has 4 options beside each photo:  Email & IM, Direct Link, HTML Code, and IMG Code.  Each option has a URL that can be copied and pasted to the destination.  Additionally, there is the URL in the address bar at the top of the screen.

My question:  Which of the options do I copy and paste to my posts here?

362
The Alexander Palace / Re: Exhibition in the children's rooms!
« on: June 05, 2011, 09:04:34 PM »
[/img]

Here is a picture of an array of toys, apparently taken in the Semi-circular Hall.  Especially poignant is the box camera.  I wonder whose it was.  Could it be one being held by OTMA in numerous period photographs?  They must have owned several cameras since photography was a passion of all of them.  Could this one have belonged to a specific Grand Duchess, or did they all share?  Anyway, I could not determine whether these toys will be part of the upcoming Exhibition, but I would suspect that they are.

363
The Alexander Palace / Re: Pictures of the Interiors as they were
« on: June 05, 2011, 03:35:20 PM »
Thank you!!

364
The Alexander Palace / Re: Pictures of the Interiors as they were
« on: June 05, 2011, 02:57:14 PM »
Hi Sarushka!  I did some quick research and the entire concept suddenly clicked.  I came back to modify my post, but think you and I were both modifying simultaneously.  Now the 4 images show as a red "x" in a white box. 

365
The Alexander Palace / Re: Pictures of the Interiors as they were
« on: June 05, 2011, 02:43:11 PM »
Eeeps.  The above is not what I intended.  This warrants another look at the posting discussions to see what I did wrong.

366
The Alexander Palace / Re: Pictures of the Interiors as they were
« on: June 05, 2011, 02:39:28 PM »





Hi all.  I've spent countless hours exploring this site over the years as a guest, and have finally decided to "take the plunge" and become a member.  I've immensely enjoyed all of your posts.  They are a treasure trove of startling amounts of knowledge about an endlessly fascinating topic.  

These are my first pictures.  I found them on a Web site, whose address I'll post if anyone is interested.  They are from a series of digitalized and colorized photos taken in and around the Alexander Palace in the late 1920s or early 1930s.  The first three should be familiar to all.  The fourth is most fascinating.  It is entitled, simply, "Dining Room in the Palace."  I thought immediately of the Grand Duchesses' upstairs dining room, but cannot reconcile the photo with the palace floorplans I've seen elsewhere on this site.  

Pages: 1 ... 23 24 [25]