ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. MARIA ROMANOV, 20 FEBRUARY, 1916.

ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. MARIA ROMANOV, 20 FEBRUARY, 1916.

Grand Duchess Maria Romanov in 1916.
Grand Duchess Maria Romanov in 1916.

From the 1916 diary of Maria Romanov:

20 February. Rode with A. and Shura. Walked-skipped with A.  Breakfast 5 with Papa and Mama and 2 Englishmen. In the afternoon built the tower 4 with Papa and the sailors. Went to our infirmary with A. Sat with Sh.[akh]-N.[Nazarov]. Had tea with Papa, Mama and Uncle Pavel. Went to Vsenoshnaya 4 with Papa. Had dinner with the same with Mama on the couch. Papa read, Anya was here. 

From the book MARIA and ANASTASIA: The Youngest Romanov Grand Duchesses In Their Own Words: Letters, Diaries, Postcards.

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