The Winter Palace in St. Petersburg has been waiting to share its intimate details in English.
It is a story of a palace of immense size and of an Imperial family of immense wealth. It is a story of the daily public and intimate life in the palace that was loved and disdained and withstood decades of changes.
Thursday, 21 December 2017
A Child’s Christmas Present in 1892
A nostalgic view of the daily life of children in the
late 1800s is shown in these delightful illustrations published in 1892 (click
on each to enlarge). It is fascinating identifying familiar objects.