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Please, I think thread like this should be in Nicholas' and Alexandra Feodorovna's section too.

I don't know where to ask if this is real Nicholas? I am not sure.

Thanks in advance.  ;-)
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Re: Question about and/or Help with Picture(s)
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2009, 09:42:41 AM »
He looks like Nicholas, but I confess that I'm not sure if he is the real Nicholas or not. :-\

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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2009, 10:00:25 AM »
I don't know... I mean, it looks like Nicholas, but I just don't think it's Nicky. I could be wrong though. : - / I hope somebody will be able to tell for sure.

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Re: Question about and/or Help with Picture(s)
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2009, 10:11:39 AM »
No, I don't think so. The hairline doesn't seem to match:

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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2009, 10:21:59 AM »
I'm sure you are right...I have noticed it now...

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Re: Question about and/or Help with Picture(s)
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2009, 10:34:24 AM »
Actually, I have just noticed, it is an actor who played him in one documentary. Good point.

What place, please? AP? Thanks in advance.

Please, if you have any question, please, here is thread. Let's keep an eye here for Nicholas' photos.
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Re: Question about and/or Help with Picture(s)
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2009, 12:33:08 PM »
What place, please? AP? Thanks in advance.

That's the sickroom in the AP, probably at the time of Tatiana's illness in 1913.

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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2009, 09:41:18 PM »
I came across about the same photo event. Archive labels this one certainly to be Nicholas II :



Is this correct ? I am willing to believe and almost sure that this is Nicholas.  ;-)
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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2009, 05:55:10 AM »
Well, it sure says it's Nicholas II, but it still doesn't look like him to me... :-/

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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2009, 10:45:05 AM »
He reminds me of King George of England.  No way that's Nicholas.

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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2009, 12:57:48 PM »
In my opinion, he s not Nicholas.

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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2009, 01:06:23 PM »
He reminds me of King George of England.

Good point. I think the man's hairline resembles George's rather than Nicholas'. ...

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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2009, 01:32:32 PM »
I felt certain that this photo was remarked on before, especially the hairline (probably the #3 Post here of "Sarushka"). I believe the consenus is that it is NOT the actual Nicholas II, and I personally DO NOT believe that this could be George V  (though they were sometimes mistaken for each other, even in their lifetimes). IMO, there is just something "too clear and polished" about this photo, marked "Czar Nicholas II after Easter Mass in Saint Petersburg," (and before that, his birthdate is given).   AP
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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2009, 11:02:04 PM »
I don't know..sometimes it seems to me is Nicholas II, but most of the times, I believe he is not. But of curse he is not George V...What could be he doing with an Orthodox priest in such a friendly attitude?  ;)

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Re: Is This a Real Picture of Nicholas II? Or Could it Be an Actor?
« Reply #14 on: September 08, 2009, 04:49:26 PM »

since the label on the photo reads "movie", my vote is actor.