Author Topic: AP Misc c1900s  (Read 5804 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Joanna

  • Velikye Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 1309
  • Winter Palace Research
    • View Profile
    • Winter Palace Research
AP Misc c1900s
« on: April 10, 2008, 02:47:26 PM »
Another interesting article on the aerial protection of the AP and surrounding area during years c1909-1917:
http://kremlin-9.rosvesty.ru/news/45/

Note the following which relates to the decision of replacing the AP iron roof by S. Danini:
В последний год царствования, по инициативе дворцового коменданта, было решено заменить обыкновенную крышу дворца (из кровельного железа) на укрепленную для защиты от бомбовых ударов. Детальная разработка такого покрытия была поручена архитектору С.А. Данини, при этом планировалось сделать особый спуск над карнизом, который бы, в случае сбрасывания с аэропланов бомб, мог помешать падать им возле стен. В 1917 году должно было состояться осуществление этого предложения.

Joanna

Offline Joanna

  • Velikye Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 1309
  • Winter Palace Research
    • View Profile
    • Winter Palace Research
Re: AP Misc c1900s
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2008, 08:32:31 PM »
A detailed descriptive journey by a fascinating woman:  Russia Through The Stereoscope A Journey Across The Land Of The Land Of The Czar From Finland To The Black Sea (1901) Personally Conducted by the Author Mabel.Sarah Emery (born 1858). An excerpt on the Alexander Palace:

Not far from Peterhof is another summer resort of the imperial family, Tsarskoe Selo (The Czar's Village). It has been a favorite retreat of city people ever since the beginnings of life in St. Petersburg. The little town is only fifteen miles from the metropolis, and the fact that the imperial family spend some time here every year attracts each season a large colony of summer residents and a troop of summer visitors. There are two especially interesting palaces at Tsarskoe Selo, belonging to the royal family. We shall see both of them.

Again we must have recourse to the map "Environs of St. Petersburg." There we find Tsarskoe Selo about fifteen miles south of the main city.

40. The Alexander Palace, Tsarskoe Selo.

We come in sight of one of these palaces, the Alexander Palace, as we cross the Lesser Garden of the Imperial Park. It certainly looks like a delightful house, and it is no wonder
the great Alexander was so fond of it. They say he used to live very simply here, with little show or state. One day in his time an English lady was walking down this path where we are now, when two dogs that were being exercised by a gentleman near by ran up to her with doggish curiosity ; she was frightened, and their owner, seeing this, called them off and apologized to her for their bad manners. He seemed a very kindly and agreeable person, so the Englishwoman, being anxious to see all the sights intelligently, asked him all sorts of questions about the palace and the different pavilions and monuments in the grounds. " But most of all," she confided to him, " I want to see the Emperor. Where do you suppose I could catch a glimpse of him? "" Oh, you will very likely see him around here somewhere," her guide assured her. " He often walks here." She passed on and later met an officer, to whom she repeated her question about the
Emperor. "That was the Emperor himself, madam," said the officer, "the gentleman with the dogs."

The same simplicity and hospitality are still kept up in this lovely, rambling park. These little folks sitting on the bank are children of the people, and this park is practically a free, open playground for them and such as they, with boats and swings and all sorts of out-of-door games freely at their command. The privilege does not seem to be abused either, for these embryo Russians, while they love to romp and run like human children the world over, seem to have naturally gentler manners than our young Americans, and can be trusted to keep out of uncouth pranks and destructive mischief.

The young Grand Dukes and Grand Duchesses have their fun here, too. The Duchess of Edinburgh, Victoria's daughter-in-law, is an aunt of the present Czar Nicholas. When she was a little girl the size of our shy friend here on the grass, she used to play about here with her dolls. She and her brothers planted a good many of the willows that grow so abundantly alongside the water-courses (is not that a beautiful tree growing out over the water?) ; for they had the pretty custom of setting out the pussy-willow twigs that were given to them at church every Palm Sunday.

http://www.archive.org/details/russiathroughthe010215mbp

Joanna

Offline Joanna

  • Velikye Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 1309
  • Winter Palace Research
    • View Profile
    • Winter Palace Research
Re: AP Misc c1900s
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2008, 07:48:47 PM »
Excerpts on visits to the Alexander Palace from the memoirs of Prof. Dr. Sergei P. Fedorov, St. Petersburg Surgeon who treated the Tsarevich:

The date that I was sent for to the Imperial Palace in Tsarskoe Selo for the first time was the 8th  September 1904.  It was late afternoon around 6 o'clock, and the imperial adjutant who awaited in the front of my home in one of the rare cars at that time seemed   quite excited.  "What is it?”  I asked.  He replied: 'To His Imperial Highness, the Tsarevich.”  For further explanations, he was not forthcoming.  I grabbed my bag and we drove in high speed to Tsarskoe Selo…We reached Tsarskoe Selo and rolled up the ramp. He led me immediately to the rooms of the Imperial family…Doctor Korovin …
"It is the small Tsarevich," he said with a strange uncertainty.  "I'm not a surgeon, but internist.  I have therefore suggested that you see him … "It is a strange bleeding in the umbilical area, which occurred this morning”…

…Three years passed until I was called me again…In October 1907 I was back in St. Petersburg…. I was urgently called to the court …. While other visitors were stopped repeatedly, questioned and their names entered in different books, I was led straight through ignored by the palace commanders, convoys, palace police station, and taken to the private rooms of the Imperial family.  I knew at that time that Dr. Korovin a few weeks earlier had been replaced by Dr. Derevenko... He led me through corridors to a large room, which at that time was deserted.  I had never before, not even in the largest Paris or Berlin exhibitions, seen such a beautiful and precious collection of toys.  It was for the most part for the Tsarevich.  Dr. Derevenko said "It is thought that the Tsarevich would not need to move from his seat to play as on the children's chair are the buttons with which the Tsarevich sets each toy in motion.  He can move ships in the swimming pool and the railways run, he can have the workers move in the mines and traffic on the streets of the city”…It was decided that Rasputin would visit the Tsarevich on this same evening at 9 o'clock secretly. He was led to a side gate at the rear of the palace as the Tsar believed that this side gate was not guarded…

…The visit to the Tsarevich on the morning of the 6th December 1915 was my last ever in Tsarskoe Selo… I left in mid-1916 St. Petersburg and took over a military hospital in the Caucasus. The stay in the Caucasus gave me the opportunity later amid the turmoil of the revolution to escape first to Belgrade and later to Paris. With me I took the personal experience of those three key periods in the life of the Tsarevich…

Joanna

Offline Blagar75

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 5
    • View Profile
Re: AP Misc c1900s
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2019, 08:17:12 AM »
Hello,

I know it's been a while since this post has been written, but I have been desperately searching for Professor Sergei Petrovich Fyodorov's memoirs for months. I never found any trace of them and had come to believe that they had never been published as such. Could you give me the references of these memoirs, excerpts of which appear in the previous post? Was it a German translation of an original Russian publication?

Offline Jerodpn

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 15
    • View Profile
    • best essay writing service aad
how to formulate essays and short answers in teaching
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2021, 08:22:10 PM »
Avery Wolfe from Costa Mesa was looking for how to formulate essays and short answers in teaching
 
Garrison Bell found the answer to a search query how to formulate essays and short answers in teaching
 
 
 
 
how to formulate essays and short answers in teaching
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
how to write a development contract
help with  best creative essay on founding fathers
help with my health papers
homework pt 1 feat jbl etch 1
how to write the first paragraph of a personal essay
help with  ancient civilizations business plan
in it essay writing
hit run by r l stine book report
international schoo
it desktop support resume example
hospital ceo resume samples
help writing earth science biography
human resources generalist objectives for a resume
john proctor crucible character analysis essay
how to write a resume for freelance writing job
help with  top school essay on brexit
how to write to xml file
how to write software requirement specification for a project
ibps rrb clerk mains exam review 2017
how to write a comparison and analysis paper
job interview essay outline
hot homework
how to write a mission statement for yourself
how to write effective internet ads
help in writing paper
how to write biographies for job seekers
how to write a improper fraction as a mixed number
how to write an essay about yourself in the future
how to write a research report for science fair project
how to list incomplete college on resume
intermediate sample papers 2012
in class essay tips
how to write script in database
kite runner essay friendships
how to write brief cv
how to write a reflective model
how to write a thank you note to a coworker
hotel maintenance worker resume sample
how to write good legal articles
ideas for psychology term papers
help writing nursing care plans
how to write js file


Offline Jerodpn

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 15
    • View Profile
    • best essay writing service aad
how to write a life book
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2021, 05:50:59 PM »
Rickey Hill from Washington was looking for how to write a life book
 
Russell Mitchell found the answer to a search query how to write a life book
 
 
 
how to write a life book
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
help me write cheap college essay on brexithow to write meeting minutes motion, help write my bookintermec paper printerhow to write gcse english essayshow to write a paper about yourself. write essays for me how to write dirty texts, how to write a life book how to not feel overwhelmed by homework.
how to write a title page using apa formathow to write a grant proposalskennel assistant resumehelp writing popular cheap essay on hillaryib extended essay writing service. labor and employment attorney sample cover letter help with  top bibliography online.
help writing professional reflective essay on brexit. how big is a 500 word essay, hotel resume objective statementin a research paper would counter arguments be necessaryhow to write scary storiesheroes iliad essayhow to write film criticism. how to write time duration help me write cheap speech!
holt california geometry homework help thesis editing services, help me write argumentative essay on founding fathers? how to write an irish eulogy, how to stay focused on homeworkhow to write in different styles in photoshop.
how to write a gender analysis essayintroduction to research paper. help with  best dissertation proposal how to write an electron configuration. how to write counseling s o a p notes, how to write a life book how to write numbers in russian.
help writing ancient civilizations bibliography. is essay writers net legit paper writing service how to write a commentary poetryis consumerism good or bad+essay.
it audit consultant resume how to write a conclusion in a literary analysis essay, keeping the beat how the thesis guides effective writing. how far back should work experience go on a resume, help writing custom creative essay on founding fathers.
how to write a safety method statementhow to write in cursive video https://essayerudite.com/best-essay-writing-service/ how to write a life book and how to write an email response to a job ad, how to write a business plan for nursery.
how to put contract position on resume. how to write an application for the post of librarian, how to write my guardian angel, how do i write a briefing paper