Alexander III. and Maria Fyodorovna in a carriage
Princess Louise von Thurn und Taxis, eldest daughter of Helene “Nene”, Duchess in Bavaria. Late 1870s.
King Carol I of Romania, his spouse, Queen Elizabeth and heir, nephew Ferdinand of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Early 1890s.
Princess Alice of Hesse and Princess Alexandra of Wales in November of 1862 .
Grand Duchess Olga with a Standart officer, 1914.
Portrait of Margaretha van Raephorst (1625-1690), Detail.
by Johannes Mijtens (circa 1614–1670)
Olga and Tatiana on the Standart with Nikolai Sablin, 1913.
Reverend Robinson Duckworth, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany’s tutor and the man who Princess Louise first fell in love with.
He was immortalised by Lewis Carroll as the Duck in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
(4) Tumblr en We Heart It.
Princess Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig Holstein (right), later Kaiserin of Prussia, with sister Carolina Mathilde. Eafly 1870s
Tsarevich Alexei and a friend playing in a hammock with the help of a sailor, 1910s.
Perhaps Alexei’s hemophilia is the reason the hammock appears to be filled with grass; it may have offered a little extra protection against possible bumps and bruises to a child who so wanted to have fun like other boys his age.