All posts tagged "Romanovs"
Investigative Committee confirms remains found near Yekaterinburg belong to the Imperial Family
Russian Investigate Committee official Svetlana Petrenko confirmed that the remains found in Yekaterinburg in 1991 and 2007 are those of the...International royals17th July 2018
Monument unveiled on Isle of Wight for 100th anniversary of Russian Imperial Family’s deaths
A seven and a half tonne granite monument has been unveiled in Jubilee Part, East Cowes on the Isle of Wight...European Royals10th 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 Posts26th June 2018
A Portrait of Princess Alix of Hesse
A portrait of the toddler Princess Alix of Hesse by the Austrian painter George Koberwein caught my attention back in 2004....Blog Posts14th June 2018
A little known painting of Russia’s last Tsarina?
A chance listing on the Public Catalogue Foundation Art UK, for an oil on canvas painting (35.8 x 30.7 cm) said...Blog Posts23rd May 2018
Looking at Marie Antoinette and Tsarina Alexandra
Comparison between historical personalities should, as a rule, always be treated with caution even if given life circumstances are similar; an...Blog Posts10th May 2018
What did the Tsarina read?
A study of the books owned by someone can open a window into their interests, and a royal personage no less...Blog Posts9th May 2018
Cats and royalty
Alongside the well-established royal love of dogs, cats are far less recorded as preferred pets, unlike their canine counterparts. They have,...Blog Posts22nd January 2018
From Russia with love: A Tsarina’s gift to her governess
“For dear Miss Jackson, with loving Xmas wishes from Alix, 1900”. With these words, inscribed as a dedication in pencil and...Blog Posts19th December 2017
An Oxford House and Imperial Russia
A building in a suburb of Oxford has a remarkably unique history. At first glance, it could be yet another late-Victorian townhouse,...Blog Posts17th June 2017