1896 French article about Nicholas' coronation

Alexandra became empress on marrying Nicholas in 1894, but they were formally crowned a year and a half later in 1896.

1896 French article about Nicholas' coronation

Alexandra wears a crownlet in the manner of Queen Victoria and Victoria Eugénie in this print describing the 1896 coronation ceremony.

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