Author Topic: leader of the pack  (Read 20480 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

tom_romanov

  • Guest
leader of the pack
« on: July 24, 2008, 05:59:37 AM »
i think that Tatiana was the leader of the rest of the children espcially later on in her life. does anyone else agree?after all she was left to look after the rest of the family when N&A&M went to ekertinburg

Offline nena

  • Velikye Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 2927
  • But every spring smells like you.
    • View Profile
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2008, 08:48:06 AM »
Why Tatiana, I wonder? Yes, she was very responsible, and understood obligations for her brother and sisters. Many accounts say she was better than Olga in that point of view. Right?
-Ars longa, vita brevis -
Mathematics, art and history in ♥

tom_romanov

  • Guest
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2008, 09:41:19 AM »
i agree escpcially later on in 1917/18 when Olga seemed a bit unstable due to her depression also didntolga copy tatiana's clothes (not that it matters)

Lalee

  • Guest
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2008, 01:12:48 AM »
I don't think Olga "copied" her sister's clothes. Once the grand duchesses became young women, they were allowed to choose their own wardrobe. Olga decided to co-ordinate her clothes with Tatiana. The girls often did dress identically, but sometimes they were also divided into pairs when it came to what to wear. Tatiana did actually have an interest in fashion and it's been remarked by nearly everybody who knew her that clothes always looked stunning on her.

As for Tatiana being the "leader", this was simply her character. One might think that it would be Olga who would be more like that, but it was actually her younger sister, which didn't appear to bother Olga at all and the two sisters were always very close and united. By her younger sisters and brother Tatiana earned the nickname "Governess" because she was always looking out for them and to them she probably did act like one, maybe even telling them how to make their beds or clean their rooms, and also how she was very good at taking care of them when they were ill. In a lot of photos you might be able to tell how Tatiana was always looking out for them, or having the sweet and tender attitude towards them like any older sister..



When Nikolai, Alix and Maria left for Ekaterinburg, the Empress left Tatiana in charge of the household, and for her and Olga to take care of their little brother. Whenever Alexei had his terrible attacks of haemophilia, in which Alix would sit with him the whole time and of course would get very tired and worn out by stress, Tatiana was always the one to take her place to take care of him and try to distract him from his pain by playing with him and talking to him.

Tatiana's deep caring for others, as well as her regal attitude as a princess, beauty, and also her kindness and sweet yet enigmatic character is pretty much what makes her a favourite of mine.
« Last Edit: July 25, 2008, 01:17:37 AM by Ferah »

julia.montague

  • Guest
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2008, 09:38:20 AM »
It was fashionable for sisters to dress alike. Even if Tatiana was interested more in fashion than Olga and chose the clothes, I wouldn't say that Olga copied her.

Offline Michael HR

  • Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 645
  • Imperial Corps Des Pages
    • View Profile
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2008, 10:42:40 AM »
The more I learn of Tatiana the more I like her. She was the best looking in my view but her character is what endears me to her more than anything else. Such a sweet caring person.
Remembering the Imperial Corps Des Pages - The Spirit of Imperial Russia


tom_romanov

  • Guest
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2008, 11:18:01 AM »
The more I learn of Tatiana the more I like her. She was the best looking in my view but her character is what endears me to her more than anything else. Such a sweet caring person.


i have to agree with you Michael, when i first found out about the romanovs (4or 5 years ago) i was drawn to maria and then olga but now i find tatiana very interesting. you are right about her being caring in one of her letters she write to her mother ( when she was young) she says - ' i kiss you and papa 100000000 times but i can't count it myself'.  :) very cute!

Offline nena

  • Velikye Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 2927
  • But every spring smells like you.
    • View Profile
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2008, 03:44:37 PM »
Tom, First Maria,then Olga, then Tatiana....I guess Anastasia is next?  :D
-Ars longa, vita brevis -
Mathematics, art and history in ♥

tom_romanov

  • Guest
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2008, 03:51:19 PM »
lol of course ;)

Offline Michael HR

  • Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 645
  • Imperial Corps Des Pages
    • View Profile
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2008, 09:42:26 AM »
There were plenty of Romonov females out there. Tom has a way to go yet
Remembering the Imperial Corps Des Pages - The Spirit of Imperial Russia


tom_romanov

  • Guest
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2008, 12:19:44 PM »
There were plenty of Romonov females out there. Tom has a way to go yet

tell me about it ! im hoping to get a book about ella for my holidays.

Offline Michael HR

  • Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 645
  • Imperial Corps Des Pages
    • View Profile
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2008, 04:24:01 AM »
You should be out kicking a ball about, getting drunk and going to raves young man!

Have a good holiday
Remembering the Imperial Corps Des Pages - The Spirit of Imperial Russia


tom_romanov

  • Guest
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2008, 05:22:48 AM »
You should be out kicking a ball about, getting drunk and going to raves young man!

Have a good holiday


thanks but im only 14!

Offline Grace

  • Velikye Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 3126
    • View Profile
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2008, 05:58:54 AM »
...so's Michael by the sound of it...

Offline Michael HR

  • Knyaz
  • ****
  • Posts: 645
  • Imperial Corps Des Pages
    • View Profile
Re: leader of the pack
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2008, 06:55:01 AM »
gasp!

:)

I wish I was
Remembering the Imperial Corps Des Pages - The Spirit of Imperial Russia