The Russian royal family, c1917, (c1920). Creator: Unknown
The Russian royal family, c1917, (c1920). 'An Imperial Group in Russia shortly before the Revolution: the ex-Tsar Nicholas with his son and daughter and a party of Russian officers...The figures in the central group...left to right, are those of the Grand-Duchess Anastasia, the ex-Tsar's youngest daughter: General Count Grabbe (standing behind): the Grand-Duchess Olga, the ex-Tsar's eldest daughter; Nicholas II; the Grand-Duke Alexis (ex-Tsarevitch) : and the Grand-Duchesses Tatiana and Marie'. The Tsar and Tsarina, their five children, their doctor and three of their servants were executed by the Bolsheviks on 17 July 1918. From "The Great World War: A History", Volume VII, edited by Frank A Mumby. [The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, London, c1920]
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Tsarevich Alexei of Russia and Tsarina Alexandra, c1910. Artist: Anon
Tsarevich Alexei of Russia and Tsarina Alexandra, c1910. Alexei Nikolaevich Romanov (1904-1918) was the fifth child and only son of Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) and Tsarina Alexandra. The heir to the throne, he was a constant source of anxiety to his parents owing to his haemophilia. Alexei and his mother were executed along with the rest of the royal family by the Bolsheviks at Yekaterinburg in 1918. Found in the collection of the Russian State Film and Photo Archive, Krasnogorsk.
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