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Re: Forbes collection of Faberge
« Reply #30 on: April 20, 2004, 09:27:25 AM »
Dear Joanna

I would love to build a miniature of the A. Palace!!  Would you like to help me?

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Re: Forbes collection of Faberge
« Reply #31 on: April 20, 2004, 01:28:13 PM »
I might be of some help here.  Have been working on a Doll's House for some years,. Even have some tiny Fagerge miniatures along with portraits of the Romanovs. It is not a replica of any palace, but  there are plenty of  Imperial items in it.
If anyone is interested- it is a very costly hobby !!
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Re: Forbes collection of Faberge
« Reply #32 on: April 20, 2004, 03:05:25 PM »
I don't know if this counts as a model, but I play the computer game Sims, and I decided to build the Alexander Palace as accurately as possible with all the most famous rooms and funishings as close as possible. The lot size was waaaay too small to make all the rooms be a functioning size for my royal Sim (I made an Olga Nikolaievna), so the most important rooms are spread out on both floors of both wings... yeah, not too accurate there, but what can you do? Just thought I'd share :)

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Re: Forbes collection of Faberge
« Reply #33 on: April 20, 2004, 04:23:56 PM »
Nerdycool,

Did you place this model of the Sims Alexander Palace on the web?Sometime ago I came across such a Sims A. Palace while browsing the web. It was beautiful to watch. Sorry but I don't know the link anymore.
Your description sounds very much the same as what I saw.

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Re: Forbes collection of Faberge
« Reply #34 on: April 20, 2004, 05:53:31 PM »
The miniature Mauve Room at Forbes was beautiful but it was created from a picture of the Maple Room combined with a picture of the Mauve Room.  At that time pictures of the Maple Room had been mislabled as the Mauve Room so the artist tried to make a room based on one corner of the Maple Room with another corner of the Mauve Room.

I don't know where it has gone....  maybe Nick knows.

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Re: Forbes collection of Faberge
« Reply #35 on: April 20, 2004, 06:24:36 PM »
Anna, actually no, that one isn't mine, but that's where my idea came from. The house you are talking about would be too large and I'd have to reconfigure the lot size to make it fit. But I found the house in question to not be as historically accurate furnishing-wise as I wanted mine to be, so I've been going all around the web hunting for stuff. It's been pretty cool so far and Olga seems to like most everything, so that's good too. :)

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Re: Forbes collection of Faberge
« Reply #36 on: October 14, 2004, 11:15:44 AM »
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