Château de Versailles Lundi, #jourdefermeture, ouverture du serre-bjioux de Marie-Antoinette dans la chambre de la Reine. Monday, #closingday, opening of Marie-Antoinette’s jewellery case in the Queen’s bedroom. © EPV/ Christian Milet
A 1912 letter written by GD Anastasia to Shura (in Russian, a nickname for Alexandra. Most likely it is Alexandra Tegleva Anastasia’s nursemaid. Alexandra later married the Imperial French tutor Pierre Gilliard. They along with Anastasia Aunt visited Anastasia claimant Anna Anderson in the 1920s. After a few tear filled visits they left, later stating her a fraud. Later DNA evidence proved them correct.) Anastasia just returned from the voyage on “Standart” and wrote about it in this letter.
Portrait of Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden) dressed in mourning for her husband, Tsar Alexander I.