From Grand Duchess Olga’s personal photo collection, an original photograph of the Grand Duchess and her mother, Maria Feodorovna, in its original brass frame. The setting and date “1925 Hvidore” is in Olga’s handwriting. Hvidore was owned by Maria and sister Elizabeth (married to Edward VII). Framed photo measures 7 ¼ inches by 9 ½ inches. Provenance: The Byington Collection, which is acknowledged in: “Tsar: The Lost World of Nicholas & Alexandra” by Peter Kurth (p. 223); and “Olga Romanov: Russia’s Last Grand Duchess” by Patricia Phenix (p. 296). Photo comes with a letter of provenance from the Byington Collection.
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