NIKOLAY II TO HIS WIFE ALEXANDRA, after 21 years of marriage ~ "I thank you for your love. You could not even imagine how it supports me. Honestly, I do not know how I managed to survive if my Lord would not give me your love and your friendship. Seriously,it is difficult to say these words but easier to send them to you in my letter ". 1915
Czarewitch, 1909 (LOC)
Bain News Service,, publisher. Czarewitch, 1909 1909 (date created or published later by Bain) 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA…
NOVEMBER 14, 1894 ~ The first night of Nikolay II and his wife Alexandra. She wrote in her young husband's diary:"When this life ends we will find each other in another world and stay together until the end of times..." || written 24 years before they sent each other 600 letters full of love and tenderness and die together
ALEXANDRA TO NIKOLAY II, after 21 years of marriage ~ "I am crying as a big child. I see your eyes full of tenderness. I send you all my love. Tomorrow will be the first day when we spend the date of our marriage separately but I remember everything! My dear boy, how much happiness and what a love you gave me during these years", 1915 | the portrait of 1910.
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A delightful portrait of Margaret with her youngest child, Prince Carl Johan. At the time of his death on 5 May, 2012, Carl Johan was Queen Victoria's last living great-grandchild and her second longest-lived descendant. He died at the age of 95.