Elsa from Russia

And though you’re tired,” she laughed, half turning to leave, “you have such nice eyes at this moment … happy eyes.”

Happy, really?” the prince asked with animation and laughed joyfully.

But Vera, simple-hearted and unceremonious as a young boy, suddenly became embarrassed, blushed all the more, and, still laughing, hastily left the room.

“Such a … nice girl …” the prince thought and forgot about her at once.

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jeannepompadour:

Portrait of Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of the Two Sicilies by Francesco Torr, 1837

jeannepompadour:

Portrait of Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of the Two Sicilies by Francesco Torr, 1837

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Pierre Boulat, Paris 1953.

Pierre Boulat, Paris 1953.

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My collection of Romanov books || На самом деле их больше, но чтобы не пугать…
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#Романовы #Romanov #vscobooks #чточитаешь #vscorussia #OTMA #книги

My collection of Romanov books || На самом деле их больше, но чтобы не пугать…
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#Романовы #Romanov #vscobooks #чточитаешь #vscorussia #OTMA #книги

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tierradentro:

“Le Mort du Cygne: Anna Pavlova”, 1911, John Lavery.

tierradentro:

Le Mort du Cygne: Anna Pavlova”, 1911, John Lavery.

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This is one of the most enigmatic figures, in a way, in all of Fellini because she tempts, she taunts, she leads people on, she’s full of some kind of slightly spurious joy of living. 

Critic and film historian Richard Schickel on Anita Ekberg’s character, Sylvia, in La Dolce Vita (1960).

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memory-of-the-romanovs:

Император Николай II Александрович (1868-1918).
Emperor Nicholas II Alexandrovich (1868-1918).

memory-of-the-romanovs:

Император Николай II Александрович (1868-1918).

Emperor Nicholas II Alexandrovich (1868-1918).

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Juliet’s dresses, from Romeo and Juliet (1968)

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sommartidsvarmod:

Yekaterina Scherbatova, by Joseph Désiré Courtc. 1840source

sommartidsvarmod:

Yekaterina Scherbatova, by Joseph Désiré Court

c. 1840

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passionatedancing:


Vladislav Lantratov and Olga Smirnova in Bolshoi’s Eugene Onegin

In that moment, we are all Olga

passionatedancing:

Vladislav Lantratov and Olga Smirnova in Bolshoi’s Eugene Onegin

In that moment, we are all Olga

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poboh:

Woodland scene with figures picking bluebells in a sunlit glade, Herbert Royle. English (1870 - 1958)

poboh:

Woodland scene with figures picking bluebells in a sunlit glade, Herbert Royle. English (1870 - 1958)

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