The Children's Pavillion
The Children’s Playhouse is situated in the grounds of the Alexander Palace on a little island in the middle on of a pond on an island called The Children’s Island. This pavillion was erected in the year 1830 by Gornastaev, an architect. Standing in front of the pavillion is a marble bust of the tutor of the Emperor Alexander II and reads: “To the never-to-be-forgotten Karl...
Dear Anastasia is 17 years old. The heat was great, both inside and out. I...– Nicky, Diary - 5/18 June 1918 - Ekaterinburg. Excerpt from Andrei Maylunas and Sergei Mironenko’s A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story (New York: Doubleday, 1997): 629. (via frickyeahanastasia)
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