The LAST picture ever taken of Tsarina Alexandra on the balcony of the Governor's Mansion in Tobolsk, Siberia--- with Olga and Tatiana
“Doctor Baklakov told me the fears he felt for the fragility of Alexei. My son carries with him, unfortunately I can no longer doubt, the hereditary disease of Hesse-Darmstadt. But I will save him with power of Love! Alexei will reign. He will bring itself the intellectual superiority of Hesse-Darmstadt and the purest Slavic beauty. Because my son is beautiful. He will be the most attractive of the princes before being the most brilliant of the emperors.” ~Tsarina Alexandra, February 1905
Anastasia Romanov. I loved reading about her and all the other members of the Romanov family.
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna Romanov
Queen Elizabeth II with Phillip Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Anne and Prince Charles
Dowager Empress Marie, and her son Tsar Nicholas II
HM Queen Elizabeth II
Mother and Daughter: Tsaritsa Alexandra and Grand Duchess Maria In 1910, her fourteen-year-old sister Olga persuaded ten-year-old Maria to write their mother a letter asking that Olga be given her own room and be allowed to let down her dresses. Maria tried to persuade her mother that it was her own idea to write the letter.
Dress worn by Empress Marie Feodorovna, by Worth, 1898. (via: bygoneyears)
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, the eldest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra. She was going to be painted by Laszlo, this picture was in hands of Laszlo in London when she was murdered by the Bolsheviks with her entire family.