Topic: Olga Nicholayevna GD
This hand tinted colour image of the Grand Duchess Olga Nicholayevna (1895 - 1918), resplendent in the full dress uniform as Commander-in-Chief of the Elizavetgradsky Hussars; photographed while reviewing her regiment. She was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the 3rd Elizavetgradsky Hussar's Regimment on 11 July, 1909. During World War I, aside from playing a ceremonial role in the household cavalry, the Grand Duchess also worked as a nurse in one of the military hospitals at Tsarskoye Selo.
© Royal Russia. 29 June, 2012