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« Reply #260 on: September 04, 2018, 02:55:14 am »

The Bear Hunt of Tsar Alexander II, 1858-1860   
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« Reply #261 on: September 12, 2018, 02:41:30 am »

Tsar Alexander I of Russia met with Queen Louise of Prussia.   
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« Reply #262 on: October 06, 2018, 01:34:14 am »

Grand Duke Vladimir visited a Paris hospital in 1897.   
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« Reply #263 on: October 19, 2018, 01:19:23 am »

During Catherine II's first week on the throne, couriers were riding to European capitals with assurances that the new Empress wished to live in peace with all foreign powers.
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« Reply #264 on: October 28, 2018, 12:11:31 am »

Empress Alexandra arranged an interview with Prime Minister Peter Stolypin of Russia and Rasputin. She also arranged an interview with Prime Minister Vladimir Kokovtsov of Russia and Rasputin. Leaving each Prime Minister, Rasputin reported to Alexandra that neither man seemed attentive to him or to the will of God.
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« Reply #265 on: October 31, 2018, 12:10:10 am »

Tsarevich Alexander Alexandrovich married Princess Dagmar of Denmark on October 28, 1866 in the Imperial Chapel of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg.
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« Reply #266 on: November 04, 2018, 12:00:03 am »

Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna acknowledged that a great influence on the formation of the inner, purely spiritual side of her character was the example of a paternal ancestor, Elizabeth of Hungary.
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« Reply #267 on: November 06, 2018, 12:37:50 am »

The Romanovs had a picnic in 1913.   
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« Reply #268 on: November 15, 2018, 01:16:50 am »

Grand Duchess Olga, Anastasia's aunt, visited Anna Anderson in the hospital. Afterward Olga declared, "I was looking at a stranger."
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« Reply #269 on: November 19, 2018, 11:55:43 pm »

Empress Praskovia was the spouse of Tsar Ivan V. 
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« Reply #270 on: November 24, 2018, 10:35:32 pm »

Did Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich accompany his brother Grand Duke Sergei and Grand Duchess Elizabeth on their honeymoon?
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« Reply #271 on: November 27, 2018, 11:01:53 pm »

The arrest of Tsar Ivan VI   
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« Reply #272 on: December 01, 2018, 10:37:23 pm »

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich was infuriated when his nephew Nicholas chose as his consort a princess who, although born in Darmstadt, was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
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« Reply #273 on: December 07, 2018, 08:54:46 pm »

Colored photographs   
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« Reply #274 on: December 07, 2018, 11:16:46 pm »

Thanks for that FL. I don't know about you, but I like to see photos colourised, as it can sometimes bring a person or situation to life.

I do love the dramatic effect of black and white photos. But they were fun to watch.

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« Reply #275 on: December 09, 2018, 12:05:07 am »

Little light, I am glad that you like the Romanov photos. I like colored photographs and black and white ones.
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« Reply #276 on: December 22, 2018, 11:30:35 pm »

Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna, the daughter of Tsar Peter I, introduced the King and Queen of Prussia to her brother Tsar Alexander I. Their resulting friendship helped forge an alliance between Russia and Prussia against France.
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« Reply #277 on: December 27, 2018, 09:13:51 pm »

Tsar Alexis I selecting a bride   
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« Reply #278 on: December 28, 2018, 10:55:59 pm »

Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich (1779-1831) was the heir presumptive for most of his brother Tsar Alexander I's reign.
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« Reply #279 on: January 07, 2019, 10:53:50 pm »

Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (1825-1844)   
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