Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Panorama of the White Dining Room in the Winter Palace
The architect Alexander Krasovsky designed the White Dining Room  on the 2nd floor of the Winter Palace for Nicholas II and Alexandra in 1895. A floorplan is located here: [https://winterpalaceresearch.blogspot.ca/2016/10/plan-list-of-2nd-floor-of-winter-palace.html]
Photographs (below) of the White Dining Room
After the New Year’s Mass and receptions on the morning of January 1st 1896, Nicholas wrote that ‘our dining room was used for a family lunch for the first time’.
3D Panorama link (below) of the White Dining Room [note the small doors on either side of the fireplace that led to the pantry [188A] and servants’ staircase]