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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection

Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov, also known as Tsar Alexander III, was a prominent figure in Russian history during the late 19th century

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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: The Cossacks Reply to the Sultan (Zaporozhtsy), c1890, (1939). Creator: Il ya Repin
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Princess Dagmar (later Empress Mariia Feodorovna) head-and-shoulders... between 1870 and 80
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Nikola i Karlovich Girs, half-length portrait, facing front, between 1880 and 1886. Creator: Unknown
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Irkutsk Monument to Alexander III, 1904-1914. Creator: Unknown
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Irkutsk Monument to Alexander III, 1904-1914. Creator: Unknown
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Count Serge Vitte, half-length portrait, facing right, between 1880 and 1886. Creator: Unknown
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Princess Dagmar (later Empress Maria Feodorovna) head-and-shoulders... between 1860 and 70
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: The Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Tsar Alexander III with family and friends on a hunt in the Bialowieza Forest, Russia, 1894
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, c1860-c1862
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Le Jeu Ne Vaut Pas La Chandelle (The Game is Not Worth a Candle), 1881-83. 1881-83
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: The Emperor Alexander III, 1881. Creator: Unknown
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: HMY Victoria and Albert and the Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: The Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Gold casket presented by the Corporation of London to Tsar Alexander II of Russia, 1874
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: The coronation of Emperor Alexander III and Empress Maria Fyodorovna, 1883 (late 19th century)
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Portrait of the Emperor Alexander III, 1886. Artist: Ivan Kramskoy
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, 1911
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna of Russia, c1866-1870(?)
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Princess Dagmar of Denmark and Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, 1866
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna of Russia visiting a hospital in Kiev, 1915
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna of Russia visiting Britain, 1890s
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Tsar Alexander III and Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna of Russia, 1880s
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Portrait of Empress Maria Fyodorovna of Russia, 1890s. Artist: Charles Bergamasco
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Portrait of Tsar Alexander III of Russia, early 1890s. Artist: Charles Bergamasco
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: The Tsarevich Nicholas and his father Tsar Alexander III of Russia, 1894. Artist: F Meaulle
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Announcement on the health of Tsar Alexander of Russia, Livadia Palace, St Petersburg, Russia, 1894
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: The death of Tsar Alexander III of Russia, 1894. Artist: Henri Meyer
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Tsarevich Alexander and Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna of Russia, c1880
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Grand Dukes Alexander Alexandrovich and Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, c1870-c1875(?)
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: Tsar Alexander III of Russia and the French ambassador in St Petersburg, 1893. Artist: Henri Meyer
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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov Collection: A Momentous Question!, 1883. Artist: Joseph Swain

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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov, also known as Tsar Alexander III, was a prominent figure in Russian history during the late 19th century. Born in 1845, he ascended to the throne after his father's assassination in 1881 and ruled until his death in 1894. Throughout his reign, Alexander III sought to strengthen Russia both internally and externally. He was known for his conservative policies and strong stance against revolutionary movements that threatened the stability of the empire. One notable event during his rule was "The Cossacks Reply to the Sultan, " a painting by Il ya Repin depicting an incident where Cossack warriors defiantly responded to a threat from the Ottoman Empire. In addition to politics, Alexander III enjoyed leisure activities such as hunting. A photograph taken in 1894 shows him with family and friends on a hunt in Bialowieza Forest, showcasing a more relaxed side of this powerful ruler. Another significant aspect of Alexander's life was his close relationship with Empress Maria Fyodorovna. Their coronation ceremony is captured beautifully in an image from the late 19th century. The couple's love for each other is evident throughout their portraits; one particularly striking painting by Ivan Kramskoy showcases Emperor Alexander III exuding strength and determination. As a symbol of imperial grandeur, Alexander owned luxurious yachts like HMY Victoria and Albert as well as Standart - both photographed at Cowes in 1909. These vessels were not only symbols of opulence but also served diplomatic purposes during state visits abroad. During his reign, Tsar Alexander II received numerous gifts from foreign dignitaries including a gold casket presented by the Corporation of London in 1874. This exemplifies how he commanded respect internationally despite facing challenges within Russia itself. After his untimely death at age forty-nine due to kidney disease, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, his wife, continued to play a prominent role in Russian society.