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Having Fun! / Re: What Actors/Actresses Should Play Royal Roles?
« Last post by TimM on Yesterday at 05:38:13 PM »
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If we were casting a Romanov movie in 1980 with a largely British cast like Nicholas and Alexandra, I have a suggestion for the part of Maria:


When you posted this, a few years ago, Natalie, I didn't know who you were.  Now this post makes sense.

For those of you in the dark, Natalie (Test Card Girl) and I are both Doctor Who fans. 
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Having Fun! / Re: IF Theme songs?
« Last post by TimM on Yesterday at 05:33:23 PM »
Yeah, that song is haunting.
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Wonderful video - very nicely done.  Felt like I was there.  Thank you for posting.
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The Windsors / Re: Queen Victoria & Prince Albert--Photos and Information
« Last post by Joanna on Yesterday at 05:16:59 AM »
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Olga Nicholaievna / Re: New Monument to Olga Nikolaevna
« Last post by PAGE on November 13, 2018, 12:31:40 PM »
Very nice news, especially when reading it just two days before its anniversary date.
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The Imperial Family / Re: François Flameng (1856-1923)
« Last post by PAGE on November 13, 2018, 02:54:22 AM »
Yes. There are many pictures of Flameng in Russia taken during the execution of this painting, kept at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Flameng is sitting next to his wife (Henriette Flameng, daughter of a prominent French politician).

Like the imperial family, Flameng was passionate about photography.

Note that in 1901 (or 1896, I'm not sure), when Nicolas II comes to France, he notices Flameng and comes to shake his hand in person. It says of Flameng's affinity with the imperial court of Russia.
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Books about the Romanovs and Imperial Russia / Re: The Race To Save the Romanovs
« Last post by Nictionary on November 13, 2018, 01:59:36 AM »
Also it describes Riza Kuli Mirza as a "Caucasian Muslim"; he was actually a prince of the Qajar dynasty.
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http://adini-nikolaevna.tumblr.com/image/180041744965

Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig with his sisters and brothers-in-law, ca. 1887, by Tuxen.
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The Imperial Family / Re: identification
« Last post by Dru on November 12, 2018, 10:51:21 AM »
I am impressed with your knowledge! :-)

Thank you!

Glad to be of help, Marc! 
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Rulers Prior to Nicholas II / Re: Natalia Alekseevna, 1st wife of Emperor Pavel I
« Last post by Dru on November 12, 2018, 10:48:52 AM »
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