ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. TATIANA ROMANOV – 8 JANUARY 1915

ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. TATIANA ROMANOV 

Sister of Mercy Tatiana Romanov in 1915.
Sister of Mercy Tatiana Romanov in 1915.

From the 1915 diary of Tatiana Romanov:

Thursday, 8 January. Had a lesson in the morning. Two went to “Znamenie”, from there to the infirmary. Bandaged Kusov, Veselovsky, Belitsky and Gordinsky. Went to the Big House for appendicitis [surgery]. Handled instruments. Breakfast with Papa, Uncle Boris and Ioann. Mama on the sofa. In the afternoon went with Mama to the infirmary. Went to [see] Anya. Then sat and worked at Nizhegorodtzy’s. Had tea and dinner with Papa and Mama. Had lessons. At 9.16 Olga and I went back to the infirmary. Cleaned the instruments in the dressing room for tomorrow with Nurse Grekova. [She was] awfully sweet. Then sat with Anya for a bit, later with Nizhegorodtzy. They were awfully sweet. Walked around to say goodbye to everyone.

From the book Tatiana Romanov, Daughter of the Last Tsar: Diaries and Letters, 1913–1918

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