Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
The photograph on the wall in Big Pair’s room (look to the left of Tatiana’s head) is the Crown Prince and Princess of Sweden and their children. Thanks to some sleuthy AP forumers for solving the mystery!
The funeral procession of Tsar Alexander III in St Petersburg, 1894.
Succession and genealogy of the Romanovs
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A russian portrait miniature of Grand duchesses Olga, Tatiana and Maria in a wood frame, circa 1900
Oh how lovely! I have this as a sketch but never seen it in colour!
Two lovely, simple drawings of Princess Alix of Hesse as a bride, in a letter from her elder sister Grand Duchess Elizaveta Fyodorovna to Queen Victoria, who could not attend the marriage ceremony.
Scanned from “Alexandra: Tragik und Ende der letzten Zarin" by Elisabeth Herresch.
"I do not remember my mother. She died in giving birth to my brother Dmitri, who was born when I was one and a half years old. She was the Princess Alexandra of Greece, daughter of King George and of Queen Olga, who had been born a Grand Duchess of Russia…. My mother was adored by all who knew her. From the photographs that remain of her, I can see she was beautiful; the features are small and finely wrought; the outline of her face has a softness of contour almost infantile; her eyes are large and a little sad; and the whole of her person reflects a spirit of particular gentleness and charm." (Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, Education of a Princess)