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Detail of late Century Georgian costumes by award winning designer Michael O'Connor for 'The Duchess', - images courtesy of fripperiesandfobs

A sketch of the Duchess of Polignac, 1787 by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun.

Yolande Martine de Polastron, duchess de Polignac pastel by Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun (Gramont collection), 1787 The Duchess de Polignac was Marie Antoinette's ebullient friend

Princess Victoria Melita "Ducky" (later renamed Viktoria Feodorovna Romanova) (1876-1936) UK & Saxe-Coburg & Gotha, Germany. She was 3rd child of Prince Alfred (1844-1900) UK & Germany & wife Maria Alexandrovna (1853–1920) Russia. Victoria’s 1st marriage to her 1st cousin Ernst Ludwig “Ernie”(Ernest Louis Charles Albert William) (1868-1937) Hesse was arranged by her grandmother Queen Victoria (1819-1901) & was not happy. They divorced in 1901 after the death of Queen Victoria.

1896 Victoria Melita by Heinrich von Angeli (Royal Collection)

It was on a cool July night in 1918 when the Bolsheviks executed the Romanovs, Russia’s last Imperial Family.  Tsar Nicholas II with his wife (right) Empress Alexandra and her sister Grand Duchess Elizabeth. Tragically, all three would perish in July 1918 at the brutal hands of the Bolsheviks.

Remembering the Romanovs

Tsar Nicholas II with his wife (right) Empress Alexandra and ALEXANDRA´S sister Grand Duchess Elizabeth. Tragically, all three would perish in July 1918 at the brutal hands of the Bolsheviks.

Anastasia, Olga, Maria, Tatiana | 1916. OTMA’s final formal portrait, Alex’s drawing room at Alexander Palace

The girls shortly before the abdication of their father in winter From left to right, Grand Duchesses Anastasia, Olga, Maria and Tatiana Nikolaevna.

J. L. David - Portrait de Pierre Sériziat 1795

Monsieur Seriziat 1795 by Jacques Louis David. Painting analysis, large resolution images, user comments, slideshow and much more.

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