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  • Faye Somers Lewis

    The Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last sovereign of Imperial Russia, took her very own selfie in 1913 -- five years before her untimely death. Using a Kodak Brownie, a camera released in 1900, and a mirror to capture her own likeness, the then 13-year-old is seen gazing at herself with curiosity.

  • Angela Jeffs

    The Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last sovereign of Imperial Russia, taking her very own teenage self portrait five years before her family was executed in an extrajudicial killing by members of the Cheka, the Bolshevik secret police, on July 17, 1918.

  • Deva

    Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov taking a selfie in 1909

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