VYROUBOFF, Anna Alexandrovna (nee Tanieff, 1884-1964), Journal intime. Riga, 1928.

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Lady-in-waiting to and closest confidante of Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna. Felix Yusupov held her responsible for introducing the Tsaritsa to Rasputin and indirectly bringing about the downfall of the House of Romanov and the Russian Empire. Arrested in 1917, she escaped to Finland where she took vows as an Orthodox nun. Postcard with portrait of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and the Tsarevich published by the Empress’ charity to raise funds for the families of those wounded in the 1904-1905 [Russo-Japanese] War, written in English, informing Nona Kerr, lady-in-waiting to Princess Irene (sister of the Empress Alexandra), of her impending marriage in 1907. Joint: Journal intime d’Anna Vyrouboff. Riga, 1928.