After Zakooska

November 1909
Herbert Galloway Stewart

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1990-5037/P80/4/14/3, A hunting trip with Tsar Nicholas II. Photographed: Tsar Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Xenia
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Black and white photograph entitled 'After Zakooska' [sic; Zakusa]. The photograph shows Madame Kvitka standing on one side of a long dining table with, listed from left to right, H. I. H. The Grand Duchess Marie Georgorovna, H. I. M. Tsar Nicolas II, an unidentified man and H. I. H. The Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna standing on the opposite side. Taken by Herbert Stewart during a shooting party at Ai-Todor, The Crimea, in November 1909.

From page 14 of snapshot album number 4 of the Russian Imperial Royal Family, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1860-1966)

Zakuska is a form of Russian entree or cold snack, often served with shot of vodka or another alcoholic drink.


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The Ricketts Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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