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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #915 on: December 01, 2015, 11:40:15 PM »
Would the boys be Ludwig and Georg Donatus,Olga's Hessian cousins?
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #916 on: December 03, 2015, 05:50:58 AM »
Yes they are Ludwig and Georg Donatus of Hesse
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« Reply #917 on: December 03, 2015, 12:45:19 PM »
Thank you, Rodney G. and Miki Nastya, for clarifying.  It's nice to know for certain who the two boys are.

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #918 on: October 14, 2016, 11:52:37 AM »
Irina Alexandrovna, Margaret of Denmark and Olga Nikolaevna



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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #919 on: October 15, 2016, 01:02:32 PM »
Same source, same day :) With Tatiana included.


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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #921 on: November 16, 2016, 07:10:42 AM »
With Aleksey

Great photos, Clock! I think that Wishnyakova and Derevenko are in the photo too.
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« Reply #922 on: November 16, 2016, 12:54:40 PM »
I recognized Derevenko, but who is Wishnyakova? Obviously the woman, but was she a lady in waiting or something?

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #923 on: November 17, 2016, 12:58:47 PM »
Olga holding...Maria?


I believe itīs Anastasia. Olgaīs look matches the 1901 formal photos.

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« Reply #924 on: November 17, 2016, 12:59:24 PM »
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« Reply #925 on: November 18, 2016, 04:55:02 AM »
I recognized Derevenko, but who is Wishnyakova? Obviously the woman, but was she a lady in waiting or something?
Maria Wishnyakova was Alexei's nanny. She was accused for being in a relationship with Rasputin.
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #926 on: December 16, 2016, 10:01:49 AM »
Empress Alexandra has been vilified for dismissing M. Vishnyakova. The reality was the opposite. I reveal it in my forthcoming book on the Winter Palace.

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #928 on: December 31, 2016, 11:07:44 AM »
What a fantastic photo!  I've NEVER seen this one before.  It's so hauntingly candid, I can't stop looking at it.  I love the Empire chair - so prominent in the photo.  And the coats Olga & Tatiana are wearing; are they not those we see in the famous 1916 film clip of the four grand duchesses gathered around their father with a horde of officers at Stavka?

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #929 on: January 01, 2017, 11:43:57 PM »
New to me as well...thanks for posting Ally!

And speaking of candid I find the empty chair an oddly symbolic metaphor as well. The confused Tsar, the resigned Empress and concerned looking daughters with no one in command of their dwindling empire.
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