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Alix Of Hesse Collection

"Alix of Hesse: A Princess's Journey through Imperial Russia" Step into the captivating world of Alix of Hesse

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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (1869-1916), 1910s
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Russian royal family visiting Sarov Monastery, Russia, 1903. Artist: K von Hahn
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsar Nicholas II at the opening ceremony of the first Duma, St Petersburg, Russia, 1906
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarina Alexandra nursing wounded soldiers, 1914, (c1920). Creator: Unknown
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The wedding of Tsar Nicholas II and the Princess Alix of Hesse-Darmstadt on November 26
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Workroom in the Winter Palace, St Petersburg, 1904
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Coronation of the Czar, Her Majesty the Empress of Russia and her Daughter
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia: toasts to the Tsar
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarina Alexandra of Russia (b / w photo)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Marriage of Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) and Alexandra Feodorovna (1872-1918
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Triangular Frame with Portrait of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, 1896-1908 (gold, rubies
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra leaving the Cathedral of the Assumption in the Kremlin
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarina Alexandra of Russia in Paris, France, 1896 (b / w photo)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Marriage of Tsar Nicholas (1868-1918) to Alexandra (1872-1918) Moscow, 1896 (b / w photo)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra of Russia with their daughter, Grand Duchess Olga (engraving)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra attending a ball in their honour held at the French Embassy
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Czar and Czarina, with their Daughter, the Grand Duchess Olga (b / w photo)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Princess Alix of Hesse, fiancee of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (colour litho)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarina Alexandra of Russia inviting the widow of French President Sadi Carnot to kiss her daughter
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Portrait of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia (1872-1918), the wife of Tsar Nicholas II, 1897
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Anna Alexandrovna Vyrubova (left) with Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia, 1912-1913
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Russian Imperial family, 1900s
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Princess Alix of Hesse, c1894
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Grand Duchess Tatyana of Russia, 1901
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, 1890s
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna with their second daughter, Grand Duchess Tatyana
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Grigory Rasputin with Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, her five children and seated right governess Mar
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Family of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, 1914
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Alexandra Fyorodovna and Nicholas II during the ceremonial reception at the French Embassy, 1899
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Coronation Ceremony of Nicholas II, 1899. Artist: Samokish-Sudkovskaya
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Coronation of Empress Alexandra Fyorodovna, 1899. Artist: Samokish-Sudkovskaya
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsar Nicholas II and Alexandra Fyodorovna with their Daughters Olga, Tatiana
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (1869-1916) Artist: Bulla, Karl Karlovich (1853-1929)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Rosebud egg, 1895. Artist: Perkhin, Michail Yevlampievich, (Faberge manufacture) (1860-1903)
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Tercentenary of Romanoffs House Egg, 1913. Artist: Wigstrom, Henrik Immanuel
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Trans-Siberian Railway egg, 1900. Artist: Perkhin, Michail Yevlampievich
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Grigori Rasputin and a group of women, 1917
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarina Alexandra, Empress consort of Russia, late 19th-early 20th century
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Rasputin (second from left) at the meal among His Admirers, c. 1910
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: The Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Grigori Rasputin, General Count Mikhail Putyatin (right) and Colonel Dmitriy Lotman, 1904-1905
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Portrait of Nicholas II of Russia with Alexandra Fyodorovna and Daughter Olga, 1895
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna visiting the Iberian Chapel, Moscow, Russia, 1900s
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna, 1907. Artist: Nikolai Bodarevsky
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Announcement of the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna, 1896
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Menu of the feast meal to celebrate the Coronation of Nicholas II and Alexandra Fyodorovna, 1896
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich of Russia and Princess Alix of Hesse, London, 1894
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Alix Of Hesse Collection: Ernest Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, 1896


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"Alix of Hesse: A Princess's Journey through Imperial Russia" Step into the captivating world of Alix of Hesse, a princess whose life intertwined with the tumultuous events that shaped early 20th-century Russia. From her enchanting wedding to Tsar Nicholas II on November 26, to her tragic end in the cellar of Ipatiev house in Yekaterinburg, Alix's story is one of love, power, and ultimate sacrifice. In the early 1900s, as Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin rose to prominence as a mystic healer and advisor to the royal family, Alix found herself caught between fascination and skepticism. The influence Rasputin held over Tsarina Alexandra became a source of controversy within Russian society. During World War I, Tsarina Alexandra displayed unwavering dedication by nursing wounded soldiers. Her commitment reflected not only her compassion but also her desire to support her husband's reign amidst growing unrest. As tensions escalated in Russia, Tsar Nicholas II faced challenges head-on. At the opening ceremony of the first Duma in St Petersburg in 1906, he sought political reform while maintaining his autocratic rule—a delicate balancing act that would ultimately prove unsuccessful. The opulent Winter Palace served as both a sanctuary for Alix and Nicholas and an emblematic symbol of their imperial power. Within its walls lay their workroom where they made crucial decisions that would shape their nation's destiny. Amidst grandeur and celebration were moments etched forever into history—the Coronation dinner at Moscow's Palace of Facets marked an extravagant display fit for royalty. Toasts were raised to honor Tsar Nicholas II and his beloved wife Alexandra Feodorovna—an occasion filled with hope for a prosperous future. Yet tragedy loomed large over this royal couple; captured within black-and-white photographs lies evidence of their untimely demise.