Thursday, 30 June 2016

Costume Ball 1903

Nicholas II’s diary Monday, March 3rd, 1903 - … We got dressed in our period costumes and gave ourselves as victims to Levitsky for half an hour. He took our pictures in the Concert Hall …

I have a photo of Nicholas in his costume standing next to the chair with Levitsky’s elaborate backdrop.
It was never released for publication.

Levitsky’s faux pas - presentation plates and chairs of the Concert Hall are seen on the left side where the backdrop ends.

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