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Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana in Court Costume: 1913. 

Grand Duchess Olga visiting wounded soldiers: 1916. 

Grand Duchess Olga visiting wounded soldiers: 1916. 

Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana visiting wounded soldiers: 1916. 

Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana visiting wounded soldiers: 1916. 

Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria in the Crimea: 1914.

Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria in the Crimea: 1914.

Grand Duchesses Olga and Maria and Tsarevich Alexei in the Crimea: 1914. 

Grand Duchesses Olga and Maria and Tsarevich Alexei in the Crimea: 1914. 

Nicholas II and Grand Duchess Tatiana: 1913. 

Nicholas II and Grand Duchess Tatiana: 1913. 

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Grisaille Egg or Catherine the Great Egg
Carl Faberge, 1914
Gift of Tsar Nicholas II to his mother Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna

Considered one of the most impressive eggs, and a favourite of Maria Feodorovna. It included a a surprise of Catherine the Great in a sedan carried by two footmen, now lost. Today it resides at the Hillwood Museum in Washington D.C. along with the Alexander III Portraits Egg [x].



They also have one another faberge egg , the nuptial crown worn by all Russian grand duchesses on their wedding day, including Empress Alexandra. There are many other imperial artifacts at the Hillwood as well. Definitely check it out if you are in DC!

concerto4art-and-education:

Grisaille Egg or Catherine the Great Egg

Carl Faberge, 1914

Gift of Tsar Nicholas II to his mother Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna

Considered one of the most impressive eggs, and a favourite of Maria Feodorovna. It included a a surprise of Catherine the Great in a sedan carried by two footmen, now lost. Today it resides at the Hillwood Museum in Washington D.C. along with the Alexander III Portraits Egg [x].

They also have one another faberge egg , the nuptial crown worn by all Russian grand duchesses on their wedding day, including Empress Alexandra. There are many other imperial artifacts at the Hillwood as well. Definitely check it out if you are in DC!

Grand Duchess Olga in formal court costume: 1913.

Grand Duchess Olga in formal court costume: 1913.

Grand Duchess Maria: 1912.

Grand Duchess Maria: 1912.

Nicholas II and Tsarevich Alexei reviewing troops: 1915.

Nicholas II and Tsarevich Alexei reviewing troops: 1915.