Little Ella, OTMA (Ella & Olga were BFFs), Nicky, Alex, Ernst (Daddy), Big Ella, and a mob of relatives, at the wedding of Alice of Battenberg(Prince Philip's mom) to Prince Andre of Greece in Darmstadt in St. Mary Magdelene Orthodox Church (which Nicky had built for Alix). Reception at Schloss Wolfsgarten.
The children of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in 1910. From left to right is Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaievna, Tsesarevich Alexei Nikolaievich, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaievna, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaievna and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaievna. http://otmaafan91.deviantart.com/
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna and Officers. or a break during the war, Maria, her sisters and mother sometimes visited the Tsar and Tsarevich Alexei at the war headquarters in Mogilev. During these visits, Maria developed an attraction to Nikolai Dmitrievich Demenkov, an officer of the day at the Tsar's Headquarters. When the women returned to Tsarskoye Selo, Maria often asked her father to give her regards to Demenkov and sometimes jokingly signed her letters to the Tsar "Mrs. Demenkov."
Grand Duchesses Anastasia, Tatiana, Olga, Marie. During their captivity in Tsarskoe Selo. Photograph taken by Pierre Gilliard their French Tutor. Their heads were shaved during their bout with measles.