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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #105 on: April 09, 2011, 07:23:46 PM »
Were wedding gowns ever "passed down"?

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #106 on: April 09, 2011, 08:55:43 PM »
Were wedding gowns ever "passed down"?

Rarely.  However according to "the grand duchesses" Grand Duchess Kira in 1938 at her wedding to Louis Ferdinand of Prussia wore her grandmother Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna's dress.  It had originall been made for Marie's weeding in 1874 and had been kept in storage at Coburg for 80 years. No alterations of the dress was needed. 






(wedding of Marie Alexandrovna  in 1874 below)






I also wonder if her sister Maria wore the same dress when she married in 1925, though it's not stated in the book.



However, I've never heard of one of the Empresses wedding dresses even surviving though the coronation dresses, made to the same basic pattern can still be seen it the Kremlin.  Marie's coronation dress is below:






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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #107 on: April 10, 2011, 03:37:22 AM »
I've been searching every where but no sign of it.  Does anyone have a pic or is there such thing of a pic of MF's wedding gown?

It's really weird that you searched and not found. The 1t page of this thread have the pics of Maria's wedding. Also at the Imperial Family subforum there's a thread about Weddings of the Romanovs where I posted the picture of her wedding and you can see her wedding dress, not in all its splendour but anyway.

BTw, your question was for this thread and not for a new topic.
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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #108 on: April 23, 2011, 04:48:10 PM »
I've saw those pics of her wedding but I was looking for one with just her wedding dress alone on display. If any exist and I looked in the Weddings of Romanov's forum and it was just pics of her wedding.

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #109 on: June 20, 2011, 01:01:04 PM »
Not exactly a pic about the wedding but related to it.
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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #110 on: June 21, 2011, 10:13:51 AM »
I think Kira shared the wedding dress with her sister. Both dresses looked very similar. I read Marie's wedding was done in great haste so it could have been the same dress.

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #111 on: December 06, 2012, 03:08:29 PM »
Found these on a Russian site (abbisinka's livejournal), both are labeled as Alexander and Marie's wedding:


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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #112 on: December 06, 2012, 03:22:46 PM »
Russian press etchings ?

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #113 on: December 06, 2012, 10:44:56 PM »
Found these on a Russian site (abbisinka's livejournal), both are labeled as Alexander and Marie's wedding:


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That one is definitely NOT Marie's wedding. She had been Orthodox (converted before wedding) so a Lutheran pastor is absolutely impossible person to rule the ceremony.

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #114 on: December 06, 2012, 11:43:20 PM »
Maybe Miechen or Marva's wedding ?

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #115 on: December 07, 2012, 10:09:00 PM »
Or perhaps a Danish press etching?

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #116 on: December 07, 2012, 11:18:17 PM »
This is the marriage of Marie and Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. Probably where the confusion came in--'Marie Feodorovna' and 'Marie Alexandrovna'.
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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #117 on: December 08, 2012, 09:53:30 AM »
Thanks. That all make sense. Alfred did not become a member of the Russian Orthodox Church.

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Re: Marie's wedding
« Reply #118 on: December 13, 2012, 12:28:07 PM »
Thank you for the correction Svetabel! In fact I did not notice that a Lutheran pastor was the one leading the ceremony... I just believed to the caption. I think that this pic should be deleted... I don't know... I'm sorry!!
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