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  • Poetry and the Tsarina?

    Included amongst the works read as a young woman by Princess Alix of Hesse, later Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna (1872-1918), were –...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms27th February 2019
  • ‘My darling Auntie’: Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna and Princess Louise

    Amongst the extensive collection of letters left by Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, the sixth daughter of Queen Victoria, are at...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms21st February 2019
  • A Pearl Earring and Imperial Russia

    Displayed as part of the London Science Museum’s exhibition on the Russian Imperial Family, The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution is...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms20th November 2018
  • Ever your devoted friend: Alix and Pollie

    ‘Where is Pollie?’ (Lotte Hofmann-Kuhnt, Briefe der Zarin Alexandra von Russland an ihre Jugendfreundin Toni Becker-Bracht, 2009). Princess Alix of Hesse...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms3rd September 2018
  • The personal jewellery of the last Tsarina, Alexandra Feodorovna

    The personal jewellery of the last Tsarina of Russia, Alexandra Feodorovna (1872-1918) provides a living, tangible timeline of her private life,...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms14th August 2018
  • An Imperial Russian summer at Windsor

    The visit of the future Tsar Nicholas II to Queen Victoria in the summer of 1894 has a fabled quality; it...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms8th August 2018
  • ‘Dearest Mary’: Letters from the last Tsarina

    ‘What sorrows this last year brought us, what endless anxieties, what worries and losses – God grant the new year may...

    HistoryElizabeth Jane Timms6th August 2018
  • Princess Alix of Hesse’s visit to Malta

    Princess Alix of Hesse visited Malta in 1890. Little would appear to have been recorded about it, although it is possible...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms30th July 2018
  • Royal Cousins and Imperial Russia

    Princess Alix of Hesse – as the Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna was known before her marriage to the young Tsar Nicholas II...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms24th July 2018
  • Portraits of Russian imperial women: Alix and Ella

    The artworks by the fashionable German portrait painter and historical artist Friedrich August von Kaulbach (1860-1920) of Princess Alix of Hesse,...

    Blog PostsElizabeth Jane Timms26th June 2018