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Tsar Nicholas II in his coronation robe.

Czar Nicholas II wearing the Russian coronation regalia the Great Imperial Crown, the Coronation Mantle, the Star and Chain of the Order of St. Andrew, the Imperial Sceptre, and the Imperial Orb).

The Coronation of Emperor Nicholas II, May 1896. Last Tsar to win the throne of a united USSR(Russia)

The Coronation of Emperor Nicholas II, wearing the Great Russian Imperial Crown, May

Mathilde Kschessinskaya, mistress of Nicholas II,  Sergei Mikhailovich and his cousin Andrei Vladimirovich. In 1902, she gave birth to a son, Vladimir (known as "Vova"; 30 June 1902 - 23 April 1974); he was later given the title Prince Romanovsky-Krasinsky, but said that he never knew for sure who his father was. Matilda is pictured costumed for the title role in Petipa's La Camargo. St. Petersburg, circa 1902.

Mathilde Kchessinska, Imperial Russian Ballerina and mistress to Czar Nicholas II and other members of the Romanov family.



Royal CollectionAntique Frame

Rectangular frame of red gold; formed by gold and white enamel rods set with pearls and entwined with chased gold floral garlands, pink guilloche sunburst.

Alexandra & Nicholas's engagement photograph, these amazing colored  photographs are by artist Marie Velkoknezna .     As so many of you ...

A particularly dashing photo of the handsome Nicholas II, taken around the time of his engagement to Alix of Hesse and by Rhine.