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The Alexander Palace / Family Portrait
« on: January 12, 2009, 11:08:11 AM »
What happened to the portrait of the family (parents of the Empress and the Emperor) after the revolution and after the Second World War, have been evacuated, where they have been left to the Palace.

In particular, the portrait of the parents of Alexandra, which were as follows:

In the room of the Grands Duchess:

The portrait of Alice by von Angeli:

And, the portrait of Ludwig, in the dressng room:

The Alexander Palace / Christmas at Tsarskoye Selo
« on: December 01, 2008, 09:03:38 AM »
Are there any photos of Great reception rooms of Alexander Palace decorate for Christmas, there were official ceremonies (balls, reception, ...) or the imperial family celebrated Christmas in intimacy?


This is the title of the catalog:

"Russian Antiques including property previouly owned by the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanova"

The lots include: porcelain, crystal, silverware, some furniture and personal items.

Imperial Russian Antiques / Cigarette Box
« on: June 09, 2008, 11:32:12 AM »
I start to new subjects to talk and exchange pictures on cigarette boxes which were a daily objects at the beginning of XXéme and appreciate objects in the royal and imperial of all countries.

I wanted to know if it existed reissue of the collection he released in 1917 and 1918.


The Yussupovs / Mistress of Felix, husband of Zenaide
« on: November 13, 2007, 06:14:54 AM »
The prinses félix really had a mistress, named Zénaïde Gregorieff, giving her two sons, Nicolas born in 1912 and Olivier in 1916.

They managed to leave Russia in the 20's, with a small Tatiana, born in 1920, thanks to Felix and his secretary.

They lived Thanks of prince, Prince until his death in 1928, and then she had to provide for the needs of these children by selling one at a time jewelry offered by her lover.

Nicholas II / Nicholas IIs Correspondence to His Extended Family
« on: November 13, 2007, 03:12:37 AM »
 Livadia, on September 27, 1894, addressed to her aunt Princess Mary of Denmark, born Princess of Orleans (1865-1909),

Dear Mary, you will forgive me not to write in English, but as we used to talk, it is easier to match also in the same language. Thank you very much for your letter. Unfortunately, she did not find in Darmstadt where I had hoped to be at this time, close to my dear promised [his wife, Princess Alix of Hesse]. In Spala, I accompanied my parents in the Crimea, now I am here, waiting to go I hope soon to see Alix. I will tell him to send you our photography [during his stay in Darmstadt, on the occasion of his official engagements a portrait of the couple was taken at that time]. Because I do not have any! The summer time is almost here, but even that has so far failed to improve the health status of my dear dad [Emperor Alexander III, is dying slowly, he was diagnosed with nephritis and mouura one month after that letter on Oct. 20, 1894]. It is so small that it walks with difficulty. When he sleeps well, he feels the next day "ragaillardi and stronger, but when the nights are bad, it is most of the time. I am sorry to tell him, then throughout the day it is different, breathing is difficult. You may not know it is terribly sad to see him in such a state. Dear dad, who was always the health and even force, did not concerned about his own state. All this has done to my poor mother, who cares for him, day and night, suffering from lumbago fort, which had just go after twelve days! God agrees that this winter in Corfu, brings to my dear father rest he needs, give him his forces and face look like before. Would you like, please send my best memories in your father [Robert, Duke of Chartres (1840-1910)]. I hope that his visit to Switzerland he will do good! Goodbye, dear Mary! Believe me, your ever loving.


Tsarevich Alexei Nicholaievich / Relationship between Alexis and Rasputin
« on: November 05, 2007, 03:14:45 AM »
In a book that I read, it is written Alexis was hostile to Rasputin,
and I would like to know if this was true, where hostility imaginary

I found in the judicial inquiry a list of clothing, made by the valet Tchemedourof, that the emperor was with him at the monent of departure to Eketerinbourg, here it is:

A dozen-shirts day
- Half a dozen shirts at night
A half-dozen silk fabrics
- Three dozen socks
-150 Or 200 pocket handkerchiefs
- A dozen sheets
Two dozen pillowcases
-trois draps de bain
- 12 towels
Towel-12 canvas of Yaroslav

The clothes:
4-shirts khaki cloth
- Paletot cloth officer
In paletot-a simple sheet of soldier
- A short pelisse in sheepskin
Five military panties
Gray-a raincoat
Six military-caps
- A fur


- Seven pairs of boots kid leather and chrome

The Alexander Palace / Arts of the table of the Alexander Palace
« on: August 04, 2007, 04:08:47 PM »
je voulais savoir si il existe des photos, des inventaires ou des descriptions de la porcelaine, argenterie et cristal employé par Nicolas II et sa famille durant leur sélour aux Palais Alexandre.
Merci d'avence pour vos réponse :)

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