The Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna Romanova of Russia with her daughter-in-law, Ruth and her first grandchild, Xenia, who grew up to be a younger version of her grandmother's niece the Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia.
Peterhof's Grand Palace Church - The Peter and Paul Church. Built 1747/1751 by Bartolomeo Rastrelli. The palace church was a popular place for weddings and baptisms of members of the Russian Imperial family. All the children of Nicholas II, with the exception of the eldest daughter, Grand Duchess Olga, were born at Peterhof, +baptized in the church. In 1904, the Tsarevich Alexei was born, his baptism also took place here, with much pomp and ceremony befitting the heir to the Russian throne
In captivity at Tobolsk in the winter of 1917- 1918. A guard of the Romanovs commented "All my evil thoughts about the tzar disappeared after I had stayed a certain time amongst the guards...I began to feel entirely different towards them...to pity them as human beings...I kept saying to myself, 'Let them escape...do something to let them escape.'"
1888 - Alexander III with his wife Empress Maria Fyodorovna and their children: Emperor Nicholas II, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna