The Home of the Last Tsar - Romanov and Russian History

- Officer's Mess

from an 1896 British Magazine

These images of the Imperial Yacht Standart were not very good, but we hope you will find them interesting.

Palace Tour

Gala Parade Halls
Restoration of the Palace
Rooms of Alexandra
Rooms of Nicholas II
The Children's Floor
Rooms of the Right Wing
Palace Park
The Imperial Garage
Imperial Dining
Plans, Maps and Churches
Imperial Yacht Standardt

Russian Painter - Mikhail Vasilievich Nesterov

Nesterov was one of Empress Alexandra's favorite painters, his picture of the Annuciation hung in the Mauve Room.  He worked for Grand Duchess Elizabeth in her Martha and Mary convent in Moscow.  Here's a bio.

Comparing Ancestry.com to GEDmatch

A comparison showing how GEDmatch and ancestry.com display there information in different ways and how they interprete your DNA results.