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Offline Bryndis

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Re: Help ID-ing various rooms
« Reply #120 on: October 14, 2014, 11:30:24 PM »
My best guess is the Maple room. Or the Palisander room. The upholstery looks most like the Maple room to me, but I can't match that sofa with known furniture in either room. There are a number of photos of Alexandra posing in the Maple room in that dress.

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My first thought was that the photo is taken under the balcony area in the Maple room but looking at other photos I'm not really sure. I see no connection.

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Re: Help ID-ing various rooms
« Reply #121 on: October 15, 2014, 01:44:39 AM »
My best guess is the Maple room. Or the Palisander room. The upholstery looks most like the Maple room to me, but I can't match that sofa with known furniture in either room. There are a number of photos of Alexandra posing in the Maple room in that dress.

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My first thought was that the photo is taken under the balcony area in the Maple room but looking at other photos I'm not really sure. I see no connection.

I have it cataloged as "Empress Alexandra in the Mauve Boudoir of Alexander Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, 1909." I don't remember where that description came from but it has always been a reliable source in the past.

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Re: Help ID-ing various rooms
« Reply #122 on: October 15, 2014, 08:30:15 AM »
I have it cataloged as "Empress Alexandra in the Mauve Boudoir of Alexander Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, 1909." I don't remember where that description came from but it has always been a reliable source in the past.

I had a second look, and I don't think it can be the Mauve Boudoir. The empress's boudoir had striped fabric on the walls, and very light woodwork. The room in question has solid-colored walls and very dark paneling.
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Re: Help ID-ing various rooms
« Reply #123 on: October 15, 2014, 12:11:06 PM »
I have it cataloged as "Empress Alexandra in the Mauve Boudoir of Alexander Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, 1909." I don't remember where that description came from but it has always been a reliable source in the past.

I had a second look, and I don't think it can be the Mauve Boudoir. The empress's boudoir had striped fabric on the walls, and very light woodwork. The room in question has solid-colored walls and very dark paneling.

You're quite right. The photo is rather dark and I couldn't really ID the room myself. I was going by the description from a formerly reliable source whose name I can't even remember right now.

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Katya