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Old 12-16-2009, 08:16 AM
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My favorite was definitely Anastasia. She was just a person I can't stop adore! She was funny and beautiful, and then she had her impish side - I LOVE THAT! I love all of the pranks she pulled on people - she was just wonderful! She was charming and I don't think that people could help loving her!

But of course I love all the beautiful and lovely children! I can identify myself mostly to Olga. Not to say that I am clever, but I like studying, reading and such things. She also had quite a temper - just as me. (':
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Old 12-20-2009, 05:35 PM
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Which grand duchesses is my favourite?
It's hard to say, because I like all of OTMA.
I had a special likeness for Anastasia, because she was the first Romanov that I knew. It was in 2003, when I looked at a book in the library and it was a book that caught my eye, since it was on the table, and it said Anastasia's Album- the youngest daughter of the Tsar tells her own story. I said " Wow, this looks interesting, so I took this book home with me and read her story, and began to learn so much about Anastasia"...

I always admired Anastasia's pranks, jokes, and mischievous, and vivacious attitude, it was fun to read about her! But, it's not Anastasia who has my personality, it really is Olga. I'm independent, thoughtful, and I also have a quick temper, like Olga does. We both love history, painting, reading, and writing.
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please help

i am looking for a photo of Anastasia's doll from her grandmother if anyone comes across something please post thank you !!
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Old 03-19-2010, 06:38 PM
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Question Anastasia's Doll

unlike the animated movie with the music box i know that Anastasia's favorite thing given to her by her grandmother was a french porcelain doll. i am trying to find a picture of this doll if anyone can help please post thank you
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Old 03-19-2010, 10:48 PM
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I don't know if this is a drawing by Anastasia of the porcelain doll but here is a link to a drawing of a doll she made for Nicholas.

http://pharaoh30.tripod.com/painting.gif
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thank you that will help do you know if there is a real life picture of her doll? becoming a pro on her family while searching for it lol :)
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Old 03-21-2010, 12:22 AM
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I have not run across a photograph yet but maybe you can check out the Alexander Time Machine which has a lot of information about the Russian Royal Family. Oops, I meant the Alexander Palace Time Machine. Here is a link:

http://www.alexanderpalace.org/palace/index.html
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Old 09-20-2010, 04:07 PM
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Wow! I've just gone through the whole thread, and there are some stunning pictures. Thanks!
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Old 10-12-2010, 04:10 AM
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thank you that will help do you know if there is a real life picture of her doll? becoming a pro on her family while searching for it lol :)
I don't think that the doll (if there was one) was ever found, but I've wondered about that too :)
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russian aristocracy

I believe you about it being russian aristocracy which it is there were members in the tsar family that were whooooly taken advantage of whether the senate want to or feel the need to comment on or not I know what happened

i think you have your own question though lineage is important - a lot of people were being threatened and I know what and who in termsof position were to blame - it was pre some war and post another ar and CIA pre-Regan though he was totally responsible for some decisions in terms of world warfare

hello to british army spies that worked throughout the war and to an american families that managed to survive irrespective of what we know was happening mainly becuae of an Irish Duke (yes, Charlie's daugheter who would not let go) of what was being done. She is Army Intelligence and the Duke.

Most of you on this site dont koow me and I dont appreciate it as I know quite a lot - I am army intelligence

the tSars family was once part of us and their blood line was too - let us query
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Posts discussing the alleged survival of Alexei and later residence in Canada have been moved to the Romanov Pretenders and Imposters thread.
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I am not sure about grandmama Minnie giving Anastasia a doll or what it looked like but here is a pic of marie and Anastasia with some dolls

http://randomnetstuff.com/page/anastasia/porcelain.jpg
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I am not sure about grandmama Minnie giving Anastasia a doll or what it looked like but here is a pic of marie and Anastasia with some dolls
Those may be from the visit of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. I believe he gave the two younger grand duchesses dolls. I may be wrong though, so feel free to correct at any time.
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Old 07-05-2011, 11:05 PM
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Looking at this photograph makes me sad to think of their end.
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Old 07-17-2011, 02:42 AM
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Today,july 17th,we remember it is 94 years to the day the children and their parents were slaughtered at Jekaterinenburg.

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Old 07-17-2011, 01:00 PM
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I found this picture to be really cute. Aleksey playing with some kittens on the Standardt.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...81/1002032.jpg

Entire family on their yacht.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/Daria5381/34.jpg

All the children with kittens on the yacht.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...maakitties.jpg
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Old 08-29-2011, 08:29 PM
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Olga -the boring,intellectual artistic one
Tatiana- the governess
Marie- the middle child with "blue saucers" for eyes
Anastasia- the youngest, the troublemaker and silly duchess
Aleksey- the heir, the sunbeam, hemophiliac but with strength in his spirit

Out of all I like Olga and Anastasia but mostly Olga because she and I are similar in character, and also because I am the eldest of 5 children, the eldest daughter.
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Old 08-29-2011, 08:34 PM
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Picture thread of OTMA

The place to post and discuss the elegant and beautiful pictures of grand duchesses Olga(1895-1918), Tatiana(1897-1918),Marie(1899-1918), and Anastasia (1901-1918)nikolaievna Romanov of Russia .
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I like this one :

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