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Old 06-09-2008, 04:04 PM
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Coronation of Nicholas II 1896 & other Grand Occasions

Does anyone know where I could view (or if someone has any to post) pictures from the 1896 Coronation?
I am interested in the Imperial Family and visiting Royalties in dress uniform and/or court dress.
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Old 06-10-2008, 07:09 AM
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Here are two pics (actually one, as the second is part of the first) from the Coronation Ball of 1896.
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Grand Duchess Alexandra Josifovna (seated left) with the Duchess of Connaught (daughter-in-law of Queen Victoria);
Behind, from left to right, are Grand Duchess Vera Constantinovna, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mihailovna, Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna (the elder), Grand Duchess Helen Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess Elisabeth Mavrikevna and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden;
Foreground: Duchess Elsa of Württemberg.
The attendant pages behind are members of the Corps des Pages.

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• Grand Duchess Constantine (Alexandra Iossifovna), neé Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg (1830-1911);
• Grand Duchess Vladimir (Maria Pavlovna), neé Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854-1920);
• Grand Duchess Helena Vladimirovna, later Princess Nicholas of Greece (1882-1957) which would make her 14 years old if the identification is correct;
• Duchess of Connaught, neé Princess Louise of Prussia (1860-1917)

Source: 'The Last Courts of Europe' by Jeffrey Finestone, Introduction by Robert K Massie, 1981.
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Old 06-10-2008, 08:47 AM
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Wonderful pictures Warren, can you identify any of the people in the pictures? I am also very interested in the imperial family. Thanks for all your great posts!!
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Here's another pic..
(Dowager) Empress Maria Feodorovna dressed for the 1896 Coronation.
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Thanks so very much!! What a great set of pictures.

Grand Duchess Constantine - would she not ( a few years in the future) be Helen's grandmother-in-law?

Wow - you can sure tell they are sisters, the Dowager Empress and Queen Alexandra , I mean - that picture of Marie is uncanny in its resemblence to Alexandra.
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Old 06-12-2008, 04:58 PM
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Warren, on the wonderful picture (lrg) that you sent... is the 2nd lady from the left (older lady with the fur trimmed gown) Queen Olga of Greece (nee Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna)?
It resembles her a great deal.... and it would make sense since the elderly Grand Duchess Alexandra Iossifovna was her mother. Or maybe Vera, Duchess of Wurttemberg (nee Grand Duchess Vera Constantinovna), and Queen Olga's (of Greece) sister.
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Another photograph of the Coronation, originally posted in another thread by pedro1968.

Coronation procession
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Thanks Warren!
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Do we know who made up the corps des pages?
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Corps Des Pages

I saw a message that said this photo is from the 1913 ball at the winter palace rather than 1896 coronation. Does anyone know which one it is?
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The source for the group photos is 'The Last Courts of Europe' by Jeffrey Finestone, Introduction by Robert K Massie, 1981.
The caption describes it as "the coronation ball at Moscow".
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Old 08-13-2008, 01:11 PM
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Thanks Warren, I uderstand that each Grand Duchess had a individual photo taken with their page. Do we know if these photos still exsist?

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What wonderful photos. I am totally entranced by the last Tsar Nicholas II and his family. I have read a lot of books about them and I still can´think why they killed them all in such a cruel way. There were other options such as exile, for instance.
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What is The Russian Coronation Oath The Tsar took?
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What wonderful photos. I am totally entranced by the last Tsar Nicholas II and his family. I have read a lot of books about them and I still can´think why they killed them all in such a cruel way. There were other options such as exile, for instance.
They were killed for the same reasons French revolutionaries brought the French royal couple to the trial and publicly executed them as well as attempted to exterminate French aristocrats. As said by Robespierre, "Louis must die, so that the country may live". Although revolutionaries did not execute Louis Charles, Prince Royal of France, they made sure that he did not live long after his parents' death. Russians just secretly executed the whole family at once. Generally speaking, Russian revolutionaries slightly modified and repeated actions of the French ones.
I do apologise, if I sound insensitive.
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Hi Michael HR,

That picture is definitely from the Coronation in 1896.
It could not be from 1913 as the Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosefovna died in 1911.
Also, the Duchess of Connaught was then in Canada as her husband had been appointed Governor-General in 1912.

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Hi Larry,

Thanks for the info. Sorry I made such a mistake.
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Hi Michael HR,

You're welcome about the info & no need to be sorry - we're all here to help each other...

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I have identified the far right Page as Serge Nikolaevich Crichton. Does anyone know anything about this Page?
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