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Tatiana A. Isachenko

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Tatiana A. Isachenko — DSc in Philology, Russian State Library, Vozdvizhenka St., 3/5, 119019 Moscow, Russia.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1710-2340
E-mail: isachenko33@yandex.ru


Philological sciences




Vol. 65


pp. 169–191


November 27, 2020

Approved after reviewing

January 17, 2021

Date of publication

September 28, 2022



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The present study describes in detail a rare copy of the literary almanac “From Day to Day” in 1886, presented to persons from the closest circle of the Great Princess Elizaveta Feodorovna by its compiler, the Greek Queen Olga (1951–1926), six months before her death, in January 1926. This is evidenced by the preserved records and the queen's gift to the Strukov couple. The small circulation of the book, the unusual fate of each of the identified copies of the almanac, determined the interest in the copy of the auction sale in Monaco. The album contains recordings of famous benefactors of Russia — the Strukovs, Countess A. A. Olsufyeva (state lady of the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna), Princess M. V. Baryatinskaya (state lady of the Empress Maria Feodorovna). There are autographs of Duke Ernst of Hesse, the brother of the Grand Duchess Elizabeth, and his wife, other famous people, many of whom were parishioners of the Florentine church of St. Nicholas, who belonged to the community of Metropolitan Eulogy (Georgievsky), a well-known figure of the Russian Church Abroad.


Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna, Queen Olga of Greece, literary almanac “From Day to Day”, Ekaterina Nikolaevna Strukova (lady-in-waiting of Kitty Kozlyaninova and the date of her death), Princess M.V. Baryatinskaya, Countess Alexandra Vasilyevna Olsufyeva, the Florentine parish of Metropolitan Eulogy (Georgievsky).


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