Posts Tagged ‘romanovs100’

Royal Wedding from new angle: #Romanovs100 shares rare historical photo of Queen Victoria & family

As requested… Fun fact: I used Queen Victoria’s journal as a source to be able to identify everyone. — Marina Amaral (@marinamaral2) June 5, 2018 This photo illustrates just how tight-knit the European royal relations were: Nicholas, the future Emperor of Russia, is standing beside his wife-to-be, Alix of Hesse, Queen Victoria’s favorite granddaughter. […]

#Romanovs100 reveals rare artistic photos of Nicholas II in perfect physical shape

Exercising was an essential part of Nicholas II’s life: he enjoyed a great variety of activities and did his best to share his interest with his five children and entourage. From a young age to his last days in captivity (aged 50), Nicholas II found ways to keep his body in fantastic shape.  Horse-riding, fencing […]

#Romanovs100: Join digital colorization contest judged by renowned artist Marina Amaral

RT pitched 10 images to Marina out of which, the artist chose 3. Now anyone can choose one or more images, out of these three, to colorize. Once finished, the photo should be posted on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #Romanovs100 – allowing Marina to judge and choose a winner in late June. […]

#Romanovs100: The only survivor of royal family execution, Joy’s incredible story in rare photos

The avatar of Spaniel_joy_romanov is based on a real dog, Joy – Tsarevitch Alexei’s pet. The Russian spaniel joined the family in 1914 and was a faithful companion to the emperor’s only son until the end. Woop! Enjoying a lavish ride with my pawrents. Can you spot me? I’m travelling business. #russianspaniel #joyromanov #romanovs100 #alexeiromanov […]

#Romanovs100 video premiere kickstarts dazzling re-enactment series (VIDEO)

For 100 days #Romanovs100 will release rare photographs from the family’s private albums, many of them taken by themselves. RT will re-create the frozen-in-time events captured by some of these images in a series of videos. The first scene brought to life is from 1916 when Nicholas II and his family built a gigantic snow […]

#Romanovs100 go live: Here’s how to find the project on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram & Twitter

The digital mosaic of 4,000 photos from the family’s private archives will hit the web on April 8, exactly 100 days before the world marks the centenary of the Romanov’s tragic execution by the Bolsheviks. Having access to the best of what the photo industry had to offer in the early 1900s, Nicholas II, his […]

History photo-puzzle: #Romanovs100 launches in April, here’s what to expect

The Romanovs were keen photographers. Pioneering a new means of documenting daily life, they left a heritage of thousands of family photos. RT collaborated with the State Russian Archive to obtain these unique images and stream them via four different social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The photos will not be cross-posted through […]

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