Ghosts in the Eye of the Storm | toritto

Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna

It is early 1903 and the ball season is in full swing in St. Petersburg. Each winter a half dozen grand balls are held at the Winter Palace, hosted by the Tsar. Each one gets more exclusive and…

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5 thoughts on “Ghosts in the Eye of the Storm | toritto

  1. Looking at the many layers in this outfit, this lady must have perspired a lot. One would argue that Russian winters were cold, but the many candles and/or gas jets in the ballroom made it feel rather hot and stuffy.

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