The page of the diary of a 12-year old Alix when she met Nikolay at the wedding day of her sister Ella. The poem and drawing of Ella were made by Alix
Grand Duchess Maria's Drawing. The woman represented by Marie wears what it seems a crown instead of a kokoshnik, but the dress has a clear similarity with the boyarina dresses worn at this masquerade.
Pages from Princess Alix of Hesse’s diary after she first met Tsarevich Nicholas in 1885 at age 12. The drawings are of her sister, Ella who had married Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich the previous year.