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Offline GDSophie

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #930 on: January 18, 2017, 10:57:01 AM »
No pictures (yet) and I haven't seen them on this board but did Olga, at one point, fall into a lake and had to be helped out? Because I'm looking through my folders and I have loads of photos of Olga being helped out of the water with one featuring Anastasia and I'm unsure if she fell into the water or purposely stepped into it and was just helped out of it. I do have one picture of Olga either shouting or laughing about it but I'm unsure if she fell in or not.

EDIT: I think Anastasia fell in too because she's also in another one climbing out.
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #931 on: January 18, 2017, 08:10:01 PM »
I know the photos you're referring to. It's hard to say exactly what happened unless someone can link it with a diary entry or a letter!

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #932 on: January 19, 2017, 09:02:46 AM »
I have pictures. :D But not diary entries or letters. I'll post the pictures in order, like a story.

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Olga being helped out of the water. No sight of Anastasia yet, so I assume she's either climbed out before hand (if she fell in) or comes to help like a good sister. Olga has decided to be pulled out rather than climb out herself, same officer is helping her. Another officer (holding a coat or towel for her?) is ready to assist her when she's close enough. Another officer watches and another goes to help save the Grand Duchess.



Olga now has a hand to hold as she helped out of the water. The officer saving Olga needs the assistance of another officer to grab his (cane?) or help pull her out. Officer (familiar to anyone? He seems familiar) saving our Olga is laughing about it, but I would laugh about it too. Unfortunately, for Olga anyway, she happens to be the Grand Duchess that can't swim.



The brave Anastasia has come to save the day! You may not be able to see her because she's blended in so perfectly with the rocks, but it's definitely her. There's a picture of OTMA where Olga and Anastasia are wearing those clothes, and her hairs down so it is either Maria or Anastasia, but the clothes gave it away. The soldiers have now taken each others hands and have began to pull Olga out that way.



Here's Olga admitting defeat, yelling or laughing while Anastasia, who first went to help her sister, has decided that she's a lost cause and has climbed up the rocks without help to safety. Olga seems to be laughing or yelling about the whole situation like I said, or, yelling at Anastasia, maybe for just leaving her? Maybe she pushed her dear sister in who decided if she was going down she will take Anastasia with her? :D (I doubt that, because of the rocks, but it's funny to think about).

After analysing the pictures I have come to the conclusion THAT...

Olga's feet got stuck in the mud when she fell in that's why she has so many people helping her out. Also her legs do not move from their original positions in the water.

I have decided to call this photoset; Olga's Last Hope.
« Last Edit: January 19, 2017, 09:34:35 AM by GDSophie »
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #933 on: January 19, 2017, 09:56:25 AM »
I seem to have mixed two pictures and my descriptions around. The first picture/description should be second, with the second picture and description being the first. :D
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #934 on: January 19, 2017, 10:02:33 AM »
What a delightful interpretation, GDSophie.  Reading it brought a smile to my face.  Thank you for posting!

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #935 on: January 19, 2017, 10:14:16 AM »
What a delightful interpretation, GDSophie.  Reading it brought a smile to my face.  Thank you for posting!

I'm surprised I found them so quick, considering I have 9.6k pictures saved to my computer but you are welcome, Sanochka!
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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #936 on: February 04, 2017, 11:51:16 AM »
...It's hard to say exactly what happened unless someone can link it with a diary entry or a letter!
It is the middle or the end of May, 1913. The emperor's travel with a family down the river to Volga.
All laugh at a situation humour.
P.S. Sorry, I badly know English...

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Re: Olga Photographs IV
« Reply #937 on: April 10, 2017, 01:06:04 PM »
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« Reply #938 on: April 10, 2017, 01:07:21 PM »