Photo of Princess Dagmar of Denmark (the future Empress Marie Feodorovna) with her first fiancé Tsarevich Nikolai Alexandrovich of Russia, 1864. He did not live much longer after this photo was taken. Dagmar went on to marry his younger brother who became Tsar Alexander lll. Dagmar was not immediately in love with Alexander but Nikolai had asked her to marry his brother before his death. Eventually she became wholeheartedly in love with Alexander.
Princess Ksenia Georgievna Romanova was born in the village of Mikhailovskoye, not far from St. Petersburg on August 22, 1903. Her mother was Princess Maria , daughter of the King of Greece George the First and Great Russian Princess Olga Konstantinovna. The father of Princess Xenia was Grand Duke George Mikhailovich, a cousin of Tsar Alexander III. Georgy Mikhailovich was a general of the Russian army. He also directed the Alexander III Museum in St. Petersburg. Now it's the Russian Museum.
Grand Duchesses' bedroom, Ipatiev house photos (interior & exterior) the Lily chandelier was taken and brought to England by the Imperial English tutor Sydney Gibbes who became an Orthodox priest. He met with Anna Anderson and denied her claim to be his former pupil Anastasia.
Tsarina Alexandra and her ladies. The blouson look of the early 1900s is gone in this assortment of dresses, putting this in the 1910s. The broad, ornate hats are also from the 1910 era. Two of the Ladies in this photo wear dresses with outer and inner sleeves, all wear long sleeves and hats, and all wear natural waistlines.