A Sumptuous Anniversary Gift: Grand Duke Konstantin’s Fabergé Frame

Nicholas Nicholson, Curator Another Narrow Escape Princess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia had only thirty minutes to pack her things and leave the castle of Altenburg in Germany where she had lived since 1938. The Soviet forces could arrive at any moment. If she were captured, [...]

2021-07-16T15:18:41-04:00July 15th, 2021|Artifact Spotlight, History|

Princess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia: Princess, Patron, Presence

On January 11, 2001, Vera Konstantinovna of Russia, Princess of the Blood Imperial and great-granddaughter of Emperor Nicholas I, died in Valley Cottage, New York, where she had lived for many years at the home for the elderly at the Tolstoy Foundation. On the 20th [...]

2021-01-12T11:54:56-05:00January 11th, 2021|History, Museum|

Museum Loans Artifacts to Pavlovsk State Museum

On April 12, 2007, the State Museum "Pavlovsk", near St. Petersburg, opened an exhibition dedicated to Princess Vera Konstantinovna Romanova, daughter of Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich Romanov (also known as the poet "K.R."), and the 100th anniversary of her birth. Representing the Russian History [...]

2021-07-16T11:25:17-04:00April 15th, 2007|Announcements, Loans, Partnerships|

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