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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #810 on: March 20, 2015, 11:59:35 AM »
Is that Alexei looking through the telescope?

I don't think so. The boy doesn't look to be 7-8 to me. He is too young IMO. And his outfit also hardly matches to Aleksei's.
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #811 on: March 20, 2015, 05:10:39 PM »
Is that Alexei looking through the telescope?

I don't think so. The boy doesn't look to be 7-8 to me. He is too young IMO. And his outfit also hardly matches to Aleksei's.

Could it be one of the Hessian cousins?

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« Reply #812 on: March 20, 2015, 05:42:34 PM »
Yes, could that be Grand Duke Ludwig of Hesse? It seems that two families met at Livadia in 1912.
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« Reply #813 on: March 20, 2015, 10:15:27 PM »
Highly likely. Olga's affectionate touch supports this . And though the view of him is not totally clear, he looks like her cousin Ludwig (who in his way looks like his father, Olga's uncle Ernie).
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #814 on: March 22, 2015, 11:53:19 AM »
Крым, 1914 г. (?)
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #815 on: March 22, 2015, 01:10:22 PM »
Wonderful!

It looks like Olga is wearing the same outfit as in this photo:


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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #816 on: March 22, 2015, 01:17:48 PM »
Could it be 1913 in the autumn?
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #817 on: March 22, 2015, 03:43:57 PM »
Is it safe to assume these pictures were taken around the same time? The one with Olga & Tatiana together looks like they're in mourning. But whose funeral would have taken place in the fall of 1913? None of their Russian relatives died around this time if memory serves.

Obviously the one with Olga on the bench with Anastasia (great photo too I might add!) had to at least have been another day. AN isn't dressed in black and Olga is wearing that white undershirt which helps differentiate it from the photo with Tatiana.
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #818 on: March 22, 2015, 10:46:31 PM »
Is Anastasia the awkward younger sister in photo of reply 814 or what? Classic.
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #819 on: March 23, 2015, 08:33:18 AM »
Yes, could that be Grand Duke Ludwig of Hesse? It seems that two families met at Livadia in 1912.

The Tsar with his 4 daughter went to Sebastopol the 3 April 1912 to meet the Hessian Family. Could be that day.

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #820 on: March 23, 2015, 08:46:30 AM »
Wonderful picture in reply 814!!

About this old one with Tatiana and Olga perhaps mourning: no relatives died in autumn 1913, but when they were in Livadia died Dediulin, an aide-de-camp of the Tsar. It was the 26 october, and a requiem immediately took place. Then the 29 the family assisted at the funerals. It is only a guess of mine!

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #821 on: March 27, 2015, 05:08:07 PM »
I believe it's  Ludwig's elder brother 

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #822 on: March 27, 2015, 05:18:20 PM »
Wonderful picture in reply 814!!

About this old one with Tatiana and Olga perhaps mourning: no relatives died in autumn 1913, but when they were in Livadia died Dediulin, an aide-de-camp of the Tsar. It was the 26 october, and a requiem immediately took place. Then the 29 the family assisted at the funerals. It is only a guess of mine!

I agree the large pair are in  mourning and Olga mentions wearing  mourning in her 1913 diary...( I forget the date) I also think she's in  mourning in the newer photos taken in the AP window.,. ( perhaps trying it out?  They liked to take photos of  landmarks)  but the photo here of sewing looks like simply a dark coat . When we say no relatives passed at a certain time...well they had alot of them lol .

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #823 on: March 28, 2015, 10:44:44 AM »
Wonderful picture in reply 814!!

About this old one with Tatiana and Olga perhaps mourning: no relatives died in autumn 1913, but when they were in Livadia died Dediulin, an aide-de-camp of the Tsar. It was the 26 october, and a requiem immediately took place. Then the 29 the family assisted at the funerals. It is only a guess of mine!

I agree the large pair are in  mourning and Olga mentions wearing  mourning in her 1913 diary...( I forget the date) I also think she's in  mourning in the newer photos taken in the AP window.,. ( perhaps trying it out?  They liked to take photos of  landmarks)  but the photo here of sewing looks like simply a dark coat . When we say no relatives passed at a certain time...well they had alot of them lol .

Between relatives and people close to their imperial circle it stands to reason that they could have been wearing black every other week. Which I certainly don't think they were, so naturally they had their pick their spots. Who to mourn and who not to, at least in terms of their selection of attire.
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #824 on: March 28, 2015, 12:57:06 PM »
Is Anastasia the awkward younger sister in photo of reply 814 or what? Classic.

I agree.  Anastasia oftentimes reminds me of her Aunt Olga.  The two can be downright unlady-like in the way they sit with their legs awkwardly apart, as if they couldn't care less.