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My 88 year old grandmother just told my cousin not to feel bad about losing her job, but not to do anything with men for money. She literally does not give a shit anymore.

Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana with two officers in the Crimea: 1910.

Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana with two officers in the Crimea: 1910.

Grand Duchesses Olga and Anastasia aboard the Standart: 1914. 

Grand Duchesses Olga and Anastasia aboard the Standart: 1914. 

Grand Duchess Olga smiling on the Standart: 1914. 

Grand Duchess Olga smiling on the Standart: 1914. 

Did I post this to tumblr yet? I don’t think so

arrivisting:

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Sorry for the bad quality, but I found this amazing lithograph of a fumbling 1820s medical student attempting to give a gynaecological exam. Her face is priceless.

aechlys:

themauveroom:

The Imperial family in the yard at Tobolsk: 1917.

Holy crap- where’d this come from??

 I THINK I found it on the Alexander Palace Time Machine Forum in one of the topics about pictures in exile? I can’t remember exactly. I think I may have seen it at least once before and then couldn’t find it again until recently. 

aechlys:

themauveroom:

The Imperial family in the yard at Tobolsk: 1917.

Holy crap- where’d this come from??

 I THINK I found it on the Alexander Palace Time Machine Forum in one of the topics about pictures in exile? I can’t remember exactly. I think I may have seen it at least once before and then couldn’t find it again until recently. 

We just saw this cool dude on his evening drive. Lol

We just saw this cool dude on his evening drive. Lol

Lovely Grand Duchess Olga and an officer of the Standart: 1913.

Lovely Grand Duchess Olga and an officer of the Standart: 1913.

The Imperial family in the yard at Tobolsk: 1917.

The Imperial family in the yard at Tobolsk: 1917.

Grand Duchess Tatiana and Nicholas II: 1910. 

Grand Duchess Tatiana and Nicholas II: 1910.