ROMANOV FAMILY: FIRST CHRISTMAS AT THE ALEXANDER PALACE

ROMANOV FAMILY: FIRST CHRISTMAS AT THE ALEXANDER PALACE     Since 1904 Christmas holidays were celebrated at the Alexander Palace in Tsarskoe Selo. Because the children’s rooms were on the second floor of the palace, on 24 December, the Christmas tree was set up for the first time “upstairs”. That…

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1916 EASTER CARD FROM OTMA ROMANOV

1916 EASTER CARD FROM OTMA ROMANOV   Yr. 1916. Christ has risen! [We] are sending wishes for happiness on this bright holiday, dear Nikolai Pavlovich. May God keep You + Olga Tatiana Maria          Anastasia The Mistress   From the book Russia’s Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: OLGA ROMANOV. 2 April, 1917

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: OLGA ROMANOV. 2 April, 1917   1917 Easter card from Olga Romanov to Nicholas II: “Christ has risen! My Golden priceless Papa. May the Lord let You peacefully and happily greet this holy day. I send you an enormously affectionate kiss, my very…

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