The Chinese drawing room at the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo.
Catherine Palace, Russia The palace was quite impressive with its size, powerful spatial dynamics and picturesque decoration in the style of the Russian Baroque.
the mauve room, alexander palace
A great colorized photograph (Colored by Alenka) Tsar Nikolai II's daughters Grand Duchesses Olga Nikolaevna (1895-1918), Tatiana Nikolaevna (1897-1918) and Maria Nikolaevna (1899-1918) Romanova of Russia in 1900. Anastasia was born the following year.
VelkokneznaMaria (Alenka) on deviantART
Tsar Nicholas II in the abdication photo taken with him framed by a train windown of the Imperial Train at Russian World War I headquarters at Mogilev. A sad photo, Nicholas looks tired and worn with his former handsome face just a memory. Within 18 months, he and his family would be dead.