The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #121  
Old 11-17-2014, 09:48 PM
Tarlita's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: small town near Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 1,033
The best site for all things about the Grand Duchess Vladimir is to look up Alexander Palace discussion forums" Some people on there have access to diaries and journals of the Imperial family. I read on there about where her nickname came from and I Think not 100 % sure it was from her youthful days in Mecklenburg Schwerrin. I have many great photos of her if you wish to send me a private email I can send them on to you. She is a tremendously interesting lady and deserves a biography.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #122  
Old 11-17-2014, 10:42 PM
Benjamin's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: San Francisco, United States
Posts: 1,529
The first English language biography of Maria Pavlovna Sr has been published:
RBN - Royal Book News: Now Out Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna
__________________

__________________
Sii forte.
Reply With Quote
  #123  
Old 11-18-2014, 11:43 AM
Marengo's Avatar
Administrator
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posts: 17,917
What a treat! I find her one of the most interesting Romanovs of the later years. Nice that it is written by a Russian author, so the focus is not completely on the British aspects as is so often the case.

It seems that the book has 400 pictures, which makes me wonder if there is a lot of space for the actual biography. It seems that the book has been published by Arturo Beeche / eurohistory.

It is also for sale at van Hoogstraten bookshop:
Korneva, Galina/Cheboksarova, Tatiana - Grand Duchess Marie Pavl, van Hoogstraten Online Shop
I did not find it on eurohistory.com yet.
__________________
TRF Rules and FAQ
Reply With Quote
  #124  
Old 11-18-2014, 03:13 PM
Tarlita's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: small town near Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 1,033
Grand Duchess Vladimir

Some of her fabulous jewels.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	face book page of emeralds.jpg
Views:	152
Size:	53.1 KB
ID:	292601   Click image for larger version

Name:	Gr Dss Vladimirs diamond bow brooch.JPG
Views:	180
Size:	72.6 KB
ID:	292602   Click image for larger version

Name:	Tiara made in 1909 by Cartier sold to Missy then to Ileana.JPG
Views:	171
Size:	73.9 KB
ID:	292603   Click image for larger version

Name:	Miechens emeralds.jpg
Views:	129
Size:	131.6 KB
ID:	292604  

Click image for larger version

Name:	Vladimir Gr Dss & Barbara Hutton bought from Cartier 1930s.jpg
Views:	132
Size:	161.0 KB
ID:	292606   Click image for larger version

Name:	Gr Dss Vladimirs emerald necklace history.JPG
Views:	158
Size:	82.9 KB
ID:	292609  
Attached Images
   
Reply With Quote
  #125  
Old 11-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Tarlita's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: small town near Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 1,033
Grand Duchess Vladimir

She is often referred to as the The Grandest of all Grand Duchesses. Elizabeth Taylor's emerald necklace once belonged to MP.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Faberge frame.jpg
Views:	120
Size:	32.0 KB
ID:	292610   Click image for larger version

Name:	Liz Taylors Bulgari emerald necklace pendant worn as a brooch was Gr Dss Vladimirs.jpg
Views:	1049
Size:	58.3 KB
ID:	292613   Click image for larger version

Name:	Miechens ruby diamond brooch.jpg
Views:	104
Size:	127.4 KB
ID:	292614  
Attached Images
    
Reply With Quote
  #126  
Old 11-18-2014, 03:30 PM
Tarlita's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: small town near Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 1,033
They say that Kyril inherited the pearls, Boris inherited the emeralds, Andrei inherited the rubies and Elena inherited the diamonds. After the revolution and war and they had no access to money it was vital they had these jewels to sell so they could live. Strangely there are not many photos of her rubies.
Reply With Quote
  #127  
Old 11-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Tarlita's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: small town near Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 1,033
Do not feel sorry for the Dancer Mathilde. She was the one who dangled the two Grand Dukes on her hooks. They did not Pass her around as some suggest. She cleverly kept them baited and hooked. I love the little quote when a fellow dancer asked Mathilde what was it like to have Not One but Two Grand Dukes dancing at her feet. Her reply; And what is wrong with that! I have Two Feet!!!!!" After reading Imperial Dancer you will discover this lady was no ones victim.
Mathilde and her son Vova. She never revealed his paternity.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Mathilde Imperial Dancer & son Vova paternity in question.jpg
Views:	115
Size:	121.5 KB
ID:	292618  
Attached Images
 
Reply With Quote
  #128  
Old 11-18-2014, 03:59 PM
Lee-Z's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Heerlen, Netherlands
Posts: 2,240
Tarlita, thank you for posting pics of her jewelry...it must have been amazing to see that in person...
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
grand duchess helena, grand duchess vladimir, grand duke kyrill, grand duke vladimir, maria pavlovna


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Belgian Royal Family and the name Marie Empress Royal Family of Belgium 15 06-24-2008 04:39 AM
Princess Marie Clotilde Bonaparte (1912-1996) Empress The Imperial House of Bonaparte 4 11-28-2006 08:50 AM
Princess Marie zu Wied & Duke Friedrich von Württemberg 1993 Cathérine Bergeyck Weddings: Non-Reigning Houses & Nobility 25 04-17-2006 12:55 AM




Popular Tags
albania ascot 2016 best gown best gown september 2016 best hat best outfit best outfit december coup d'etat crown princess mary crown princess mary fashion denmark duchess of cambridge duke of cambridge e-mail family fascism fashion poll infanta elena outfit kate middleton king abdullah ii king carl gustaf and queen silvia king philippe king willem-alexander member introduction monarchy new zealand norway november 2016 october 2016 opening of parliament picture of the week prince charles prince joachim current events princess charlene princess marie princess mary princess mary casual style princess mary daytime fashion princess mary fashion princess mary hats princess sofia prinsjesdag queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen margrethe queen mathilde queen mathilde visits jordan queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen rania casual outfit queen rania daytime fashion queen rania fashion september 2016 state visit succession sweden the duchess of cambridge the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats the duke of cambridge tiara


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:43 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises