Anne Elisabeth Schanke

Anne Elisabeth Schanke

Anne Elisabeth Schanke
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Romanovs Rare Color Photos

Romanovs Rare Color Photos

Toys belonging to the Grand Duchesses on display at the Winter Palace

Toys belonging to the Grand Duchesses on display at the Winter Palace

Toys belonging to the Grand Duchesses on display at the Winter Palace

Toys belonging to the Grand Duchesses on display at the Winter Palace

A small amount of the Romanov jewels confiscated by the Bolsheviks.When the Romanov family was murdered, the Grand Duchesses had sewn jewels into their corsets. The bullets fired at them bounced off of their corsets, so the girls were bayoneted to death. Possibly the executioners of the family kept these jewels. Reportedly, Vladimir Lenin sold some to raise hard currency for his government.

A small amount of the Romanov jewels confiscated by the Bolsheviks.When the Romanov family was murdered, the Grand Duchesses had sewn jewels into their corsets. The bullets fired at them bounced off of their corsets, so the girls were bayoneted to death. Possibly the executioners of the family kept these jewels. Reportedly, Vladimir Lenin sold some to raise hard currency for his government.

St. Petersburgh, Russia where the Romanov family was finally laid to rest

St. Petersburgh, Russia where the Romanov family was finally laid to rest

The house where Nicholas and his family spend their last days in exile in Tobolsk, Western Siberia.

The house where Nicholas and his family spend their last days in exile in Tobolsk, Western Siberia.

Romanov family remains in their final resting place. Saint Petersburg, Russia

Romanov family remains in their final resting place. Saint Petersburg, Russia

On the night of their execution, the Romanovs were led out of the door on the left and into the door on the right to enter the basement. They never took another breath of fresh air.

On the night of their execution, the Romanovs were led out of the door on the left and into the door on the right to enter the basement. They never took another breath of fresh air.

romanovs: olga. tatiana. marie. anastasia. otma. last formal photograph of OTMA. 1915.

romanovs: olga. tatiana. marie. anastasia. otma. last formal photograph of OTMA. 1915.