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Re: The Marble Palace
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2006, 10:19:24 PM »
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« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2006, 08:54:33 PM »
Reco, these pictures just take my breath away they are so beautiful.  Many thanks for posting them.

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« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2006, 09:04:34 PM »
I love the Marble Palace ! Of all of the Romanov manses, this is one I would actually like to live in !
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« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2006, 06:39:53 AM »
Seem to remember the author EM Almedingen talking about the raspberry coloured drawingrooms....

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« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2006, 09:04:45 AM »
You always have such good taste Robert!  I love the dog in "the entrance" picture above.....he seems to love living there too.

Does anyone have a suggestion about books that would tell a lot about the history of this Palace and most of all the INSIDE?  I knew it was called the Marble Palace and figured it was made of marble....outside.  I had no idea that the inside walls were covered with marble too.  The room with the different colors of marble worked into such a glorious scene is unbelievable!

What about the private suites are they all marble too?  Bedrooms too?

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« Reply #24 on: June 14, 2006, 09:55:56 AM »
PALACES OF LENINGRAD by  V & A Kennet (1973 Thames & Hudson) has pictures and floorplans of most of the palaces.  At the time of this printing, the Marble Palace was the Lenin Museum.
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