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Helen Rappaport
Writer, historian, TV talking head. Lover of all things Victorian, Gothic & late Imperial Russian. Historical Consultant on ITV Victoria. Big fan of ScandiNoir
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Helen Rappaport 8h
Nice to see Romanov Sisters here
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Mal Krishnasamy 18h
And this is why I LOVE London
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Victorian Web Mar 22
Frank Holl's Seamstresses, 1875—one looks exhausted.
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Dr Liv Gibbs Mar 22
Big Ben over Westminster Bridge by George Hyde Pownall (1876-1932) (Private Collection).
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Anne Margaret Daniel Mar 22
William Wordsworth, Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802. Blessings and strength to London, and all in that beloved city.
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Helen Rappaport Mar 22
Teen ballerina's diary reveals affair with Russia's Nicholas II via
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Helen Rappaport Mar 22
The Romanov sisters always so beautifully turned out. Had they lived they would have been the style icons of their day.
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Helen Rappaport Mar 22
I agree, she and Rasputin were made scapegoats for all that was wrong with Russia but she brought it on herself
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Helen Rappaport Mar 22
Off to Uni of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham today to talk abt my favourite Victorian villain, Madame Rachel of Bond Street
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Helen Rappaport Mar 22
Fabulously stylish imagining of female journalist !
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Helen Rappaport Mar 22
Alexandra so stubborn so blinkered so determined to preserve autocracy at any price has a lot to answer for
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Russia in Revolution Mar 21
Mar 22nd 1917: "Cleaning out the burs" (US cartoon).
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Helen Rappaport Mar 22
I've filmed a talking head on RussRev for BBC2 doco and also Netflix one. Will post TX dates when I know them
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Helen Rappaport Mar 21
Indeed young Alix actually smiling for a change!
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Masterpiece PBS Mar 21
Goodbye Colin Dexter. MASTERPIECE thanks you for giving us the beloved characters of Inspector Morse, Inspector Lewis, and Endeavour.
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Helen Rappaport Mar 21
Absolutely love the this photo. For all fans
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Helen Rappaport Mar 21
God bless the lovely kind warm-hearted Colin Dexter. He gave me my very first puff as a writer/historian & was always so supportive.
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Helen Rappaport Mar 21
She was devoted and sublimated her own needs entirely to his. But the Cause was ultimately their mutual love.
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Carrianne 👸🏻 Mar 21
finished Four Sisters, great read and a lovely insight into the lives and personalities of the girls 👸🏻
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Helen Rappaport Mar 21
But Gazprom tower will be much taller than Shard. alas that beautiful skyline destroyed.
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