Imperial Russia

Opening the gates of a world, that had faded into oblivion. It now lives only in books and a memory of empty palace halls...

The splendid court dresses of two eldest daughters of the last Tsar, Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana of Russia, in 1913



Tsar Nicholas II featured in Cholatat Poulain's old trade cards.

Nichols II of the House of Romanov-Holstein-Gottorp, born the 18 May 1868, ascended the Throne at the death of his father Alexander III, the 1 November 1894. From his marriage with the Princess Alix of Hsse (1894) who took on this occasion the name of Alexandra Feodorovna, he has had four children: the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia. 

Anonymous asked: do you or your followers know any good nicky/alix or other romanov fanfictions?

I myself cannot say I do. I am not fond of fanfictions involving real characters. I am even apprehensive of novels about people I truly am interested in. But perhaps my followers can help you.

Alexander Nikolaevich, future Alexander II
Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna with her first-born, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna