37, Apr. 2, 1936
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK
April 2, 1936
Most intimate and rare photograph of the late Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. It is set in an unusually fine frame of lapis lazuli.
The photograph was taken by her husband, the Czar, on their private yacht, and is from the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Tatiana, the second daughter of Nicholas II.
From the Alexandrovsky Palace at Tsarskoye Selo. It bears the original catalogue number 2004.
MRS. JOHN L. PRATT
- Creation: Apr. 2, 1936
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
Digitization of the collection has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The digital collection can be accessed through the VMFA Collections Search website.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
Digitization of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Archives has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
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