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Old 08-11-2009, 10:37 AM
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Nikolai and Alexandra


Ella


Olga, Mikhail and Xenia


Ella once again
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Old 08-11-2009, 10:52 AM
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Beautiful Thanks so much, Velkoknezna. In some periods and pictures Ella and Alix looked so similar that it is sometimes really difficult to differ them from one another.
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Old 08-12-2009, 06:53 AM
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Beautiful photos, Ally! I especially like Ella.
Nicholas, his daughters and a officer. That photo of Maria in her formal dress in 1910 is so adorable. Maria's so sweet.

Tatiana as a baby

Alix of Hesse- my favourite photo

Maria and Anastasia with Russian wounded soldiers.

The Imperial family with cossacks.
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Old 08-12-2009, 07:13 AM
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AE, great pictures, as usual.
The one of Alix is my favourite as well. And Tanya looks like a doll.


Velkoknezna Maria, thank you for wonderful work.
The picture of Ella is amazing: so much sadness and grace in the same picture.
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Old 08-12-2009, 07:34 AM
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Thank you all!
Amazing work Val!!! Love them all....

I have to say I´m proud about these

Imperial family in 1913


Alexandra in her favourite budoir


Imperial children in 1906



Imperial family in 1904
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Olga is hitting Maria, and Maria is shouting like an idiot....
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Old 08-12-2009, 07:46 AM
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Great work! You and AE really do have a talent of giving these wonderful pictures a second life.

The 1906 and 1913 portraits of the Imperial Family and the Royal children are among my most favourite portraits of Romanovs ever.

And these 4 pictures (* pic 1 ** pic 2 ** pic 3 ** pic 4 *) are just so precious: the kids are simply adorable.
I think the first and the fourth pictures are my all-time favourites, actually.
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Old 08-12-2009, 10:14 AM
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Superb job, Ally! I love the OTMA 1906 formals they're very brilliant!
Tatiana on Alix's balcony.

Alix of Hesse

Empress Alexandra in her Mauve room

Nicholas and Alexandra (Alix)

Princess Irene

Tatiana and Alexandra
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Old 08-12-2009, 10:57 AM
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Marvelous work as usual, guys! Thanks for the pics!
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Old 08-12-2009, 05:26 PM
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Wonderful pictures again, thank you both so much.

I always liked this picture:

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Tatiana on Alix's balcony.
Tatiana looks so regal.
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Old 08-14-2009, 05:55 AM
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Thank you all for your kind words! I really appreaciate that!

Maria Nikolaevna in her regimental uniform


Imperial family in 1899


Olga and Tatiana in hospital


Maria, Anastasia and Alexei with their cousin Georg Donatus of Hesse


Olga and Tatiana at livadia with their tutor Pierre Gilliard
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Old 08-14-2009, 08:58 AM
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Ally! The last photo of Tatiana and Olga with Gilliard is so BEAUTIFUL!
Romanovs in 1913

Maria in 1904

Romanovs in 1916

Maria, Alexandra and Olga
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Old 08-17-2009, 06:24 AM
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Velkoknezna Maria, those are absolutely amazing, I especially like the one from 1899, it is a very beautiful one!
Anastasia, you're pictures are also really fantastic, I really love the one of Maria, she is such a cutie! (:
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Old 08-17-2009, 11:05 AM
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Maria in 1904 She was just beautiful.
And the last pic of her with Alexandra and Olga looks like pic from a fairytale or something. Really nice pics, all of them
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Old 08-17-2009, 11:29 AM
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Those are all so ebautiful AnastasiaEvidence! :) You know I love your work.
Thank you everybody for kind words!

The Grand Duchesses of Russia in 1911


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The girls in captivity
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Old 08-17-2009, 11:56 AM
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Velkoknezna Maria, your pics are great too! Thanks for the colourings!
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Thank you, Velkoknezna Maria & Nathalie for your dear comments! You both are very sweet...

Velkokneza Maria, I love your OTMA formals, they're SO gorgous. It shines so beautifully! The OTMA sisters would be really proud of all your work...

Imperial family and friends group
Olga and Tatiana
Olga and Tatiana again
Olga, Anastasia with Alix
Olga and Anastasia with boys
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These girls were so cute and beautiful. I love your colourings guys! Sometimes I feel like I'm doing nothing but saving them lol. I mean, I don't know how to colourize a pic. But anyway, thanks for sharing your amazing jobs with us Velkoknezna and Anastasia!
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Old 08-18-2009, 12:11 PM
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Dear Nathalie - thank you and once again thank you! If you´d like to give it a shot and colour something, you may take a look here: Colorization Step-By-Step - there are two possible tutorials, one by a wonderful girl Lynn and the second one by me.... :)

Olga Nikolaevna in 1910


Elizaveta Fyodorovna


Tsarina with her baby son


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Old 08-19-2009, 05:48 AM
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Velkoknezna Maria, the one of little Anastasie is SO adorable!
and Anastasia, once again you have made a fantastic work! (:
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:21 AM
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