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Tsar Nicholas II and his children sitting on the roof of a conservatory during their captivity in Tobolsk, from September 1917 to April 1918. From left to right: Grand Duchesses Olga and Anastasia, Tsar Nicholas and the Tsarevich, and Grand Duchesses Tatiana and Marie. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1918
The stairs in the Governor’s Mansion in Tobolsk. Alexei was so bored by being confined that he tobogganed down them one day, only to be struck down with his worst hemophilia attack since Spala in 1912. He never walked again. The photograph of Alexei within the larger photograph was taken during his last illness, but was not the last photograph ever taken of him.
Edward Steichen, Princess Irina Alexandrovna Yusupov, ca. 1924 on Flickr. Princess Youssoupoff (formerly Grand Duchess Irini of Russia and also Princess Xenia) wearing a black dress with black turban, and an opera length strand of pearls, standing in profile by a table. —- Image by © Condé Nast Archive/CORBIS