ROMANOV FAMILY: RARE FOOTAGE OF RIGA CELEBRATIONS, 1910

 

Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia in 1910.
Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia in 1910.

 

Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in 1910
Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in 1910

 

 

Grand Duchesses Olga, Maria and Anastasia with ladies in waiting on The Standart in 1910.
Grand Duchesses Olga, Maria and Anastasia with ladies in waiting on The Standart in 1910.

 

 

 

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This footage was taken during the City of Riga celebrations in 1910, by film production company “Apollo”.

Riga, 4 July, 1910.

  • View of the river Western Dvina and the city of Riga with the imperial yacht “The Standart”.
  • Tsar Nicholas II and his retinue (V.A. Sukhomlinov, K.D. Nilov, V.A. Dedulin , V.B. Fredericks) pass the guard of honor of the 115th Viazemsky Infantry Regiment.
  • Nicholas II and his retinue (P.A. Stolypin, K.D. Nilov, V.A. Sukhomlinov, V.A. Dedyulin) drive down the Petrovsky Boulevard to the unveiling of a monument to Peter the Great, which includes the opening ceremony of the monument.
  • Archbishop of Riga and Mitava Agafangel consecrates the monument to Peter the Great.
  • Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna climb into the carriage after the ceremony.
  • Ferry boat with Nicholas II departs from the pier.
  • Nicholas II can be seen on the deck of “The Standart”.
  • Daughters of the Tsar, Grand Duchesses Olga, Maria and Anastasia, and the maids of honor O.E. Byutzova and A.A. Vyrubova are on the deck of the yacht.
  • Carriage with Nicholas II and his family departs from the Chernogolovy house.
  • Performance of the choir in the Imperial garden.
  • Public cheers the passing carriage with the Romanov family.
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