Intimate Letters and Bajonet arrive at Hermitage Amsterdam for new exhibition

Letter from Alexei to his mother. © GARF, State Archive of the Russian Federation

As the Hermitage in Amsterdam gears up for their new exhibition: 1917. Romanovs & Revolution items are beginning to arrive in Amsterdam. Over 200 items from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg are coming over, including dozens of intimate pieces from the archives, such as journals, pictures and drawings by the children. A special item is a bajonet used during the execution of the family.

The new exhibition 1917. Romanovs & Revolution will open on 4 February 2017.

The last page of Alexandra Feodorovna’s journal
© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

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