Frozen: Romanov princesses and their winter pastime

Russian fashion since time immemorial has been connected with furs. Alexandra of Denmark and Maria Fyodorovna, wife of Russian Emperor Alexander III. 1875-1879.

Russian fashion since time immemorial has been connected with furs. Alexandra of Denmark and Maria Fyodorovna, wife of Russian Emperor Alexander III. 1875-1879.

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Photos of the Imperial family clearing snow, sledging, and walking in furs.
Nikolai II with his daughters and sister, Olga (3rd from the left), an officer, and a lady-in-waiting with skis in Imperial residence Tsarskoye Selo.
Romanov family members sledding around Bastion on the near the White Tower, the western side of Alexandrovsky Palace. The park is near the town of Pushkin, 680 kilometers from Moscow, 25 kilometers from St. Petersburg. It is also known as Tsarskoye Selo.
Winter was no reason to stop working. Maria Fyodorovna was the wife of Russian Emperor Alexander III. From 1894, Maria Fyodorovna was the Dowager Empress. She was a trustee for the Women’s Patriotic Society and the head of the Department of Institutions. / Maria Fyodorovna among officers and Red Cross workers.
In December 1904, Nicholas ӀӀ went to the city of Zhmerinka (now part of Ukraine) and received bread and salt from peasants according to an ancient tradition showing respect and hospitality.
Nicholas ӀӀ and Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna on a walk during winter time. / Nicholas ӀӀ clearing snow at Tsarskoye Selo with son Alexei.
Emperor and his son Alexei are pictured here working in exile in Tobolsk, 1917.
One of the last photos of the Romanov family was taken in winter 1917. Nicholas ӀӀ with daughters Olga, Tatiana and Anastasia exiled in Tobolsk. In the night of 17th July 1918 Nicholas ӀӀ, his wife Alexandra Fyodorovna and their five children were assassinated.
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