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The full footage of Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia in Constanza, Romania.

(look at the new footage of Anastasia’s OMG face in the third row!) 

(via kootyl)

concerto4art-and-education:

Grisaille Egg or Catherine the Great Egg
Carl Faberge, 1914
Gift of Tsar Nicholas II to his mother Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna

Considered one of the most impressive eggs, and a favourite of Maria Feodorovna. It included a a surprise of Catherine the Great in a sedan carried by two footmen, now lost. Today it resides at the Hillwood Museum in Washington D.C. along with the Alexander III Portraits Egg [x].

concerto4art-and-education:

Grisaille Egg or Catherine the Great Egg

Carl Faberge, 1914

Gift of Tsar Nicholas II to his mother Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna

Considered one of the most impressive eggs, and a favourite of Maria Feodorovna. It included a a surprise of Catherine the Great in a sedan carried by two footmen, now lost. Today it resides at the Hillwood Museum in Washington D.C. along with the Alexander III Portraits Egg [x].

(via tsarevnamaria)