Princess Elisabeth Alexandra Louise Alice "Ella" of Hesse (After marriage: Elisabeth Feodorovna Romanova of Russia) (1864-1918 murdered). 2nd child of Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse & Princess Alice of UK. Wife of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (1857-1905 assassination), son of Emperor Alexander II of Russia. Mid 1890s.
The future Empress Alexandra and her sister Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna
Sisters: Empress Alexandra with Grand Duchess Elisabeth, Elisabeth, among others saw the influence of Rasputin, along with the the consequences, and tried to talk sense to Alexandra. Alexandra would have none of it.
Grand Duchess Elizabeth and Grand Duke Sergei
Princess Irene and Princess Alix of Hesse, Osborne 23rd July 1885 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.34 1885-1886] | Royal Collection Trust