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Empress Alexandra and her sister in law Grand Duchess Eleonore of Hesse with their children: 1912.

Empress Alexandra and her sister in law Grand Duchess Eleonore of Hesse with their children: 1912.

Grand Duchesses Maria and Anastasia, Tsarevich Alexei and one of their Hessian cousins watching a band at Livadia: 1912.

Grand Duchesses Maria and Anastasia, Tsarevich Alexei and one of their Hessian cousins watching a band at Livadia: 1912.

Princess Irene of Hesse: 1870.

Princess Irene of Hesse: 1870.

The Hesse family with the Prince and Princess of Wales following the death of Princess Alice and Princess May: 1879.

The Hesse family with the Prince and Princess of Wales following the death of Princess Alice and Princess May: 1879.

Grand Duke Ludwig IV and Grand Duchess Alice with their two eldest daughters, Victoria and Ella: 1866. 

Grand Duke Ludwig IV and Grand Duchess Alice with their two eldest daughters, Victoria and Ella: 1866. 

Grand Duke Ludwig IV and Grand Duchess Alice of Hesse, parents of Empress Alexandra. 

Grand Duke Ludwig IV and Grand Duchess Alice of Hesse, parents of Empress Alexandra. 

Princess Ella of Hesse: 1866.

Princess Ella of Hesse: 1866.

Prince Ernst Ludwig of Hesse: 1870, age 2.

Princesses Victoria and Ella of Hesse: 1865.

Grand Duchess Elisabeth Feodorovna, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich, and Prince Ernst Ludwig of Hesse. 

Grand Duchess Elisabeth Feodorovna, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich, and Prince Ernst Ludwig of Hesse.