: I thought the tiara's were the same some years
: ago but was told on this board they were
: completely different and the one worn by
: Alexandrine was made for her a considerable
: time after 1896
: --Previous Message--
: Standing, from left to right : Duchess Olga
: of Wurtemberg, her mother, grand duchess
: Vera Constantinova (married to duke Eugen of
: Wurtemberg), grand duchess Anastasia
: Mikhailovna of Russia (married to the grand
: duke of Mecklembourg Schwerin) grand duchess
: Wladimir of Russia, her daughter grand
: duchess Hélène Wladimirovna, grand duchess
: Elisabeth Mavrikievna, crown princess
: Victoria of Sweden.
: Seated : Grand duchess Alexandra Iossipovna
: (in fact grand duchess Constantin of Russia)
: and the duchess of Connaught.
: On the floor : duchess Elsa of Wurtemberg
: (the other twin daughter of grand duchess
: Vera Constantinova).
: And the occasion is the coronation of
: Nicolas II.
: Maria Olivia you are mistaking Gran duchess
: Alexandra Iossipovna with grand duchess
: Alexandra Petrovna who actually became a nun
: in 1890.
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