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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 3h
Read it years ago and loved it but had forgotten it was about Lamorna!
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#WOMENSART Aug 15
Flemish Renaissance painter Caterina Van Hemessen, considered to have created 1st self portrait of artist at their easel (1548)
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Helen Rappaport 3h
I really have to go there!
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adele geras 12h
Love Laura Knight.
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Russia in Revolution 6h
Aug 17th 1917: Russia’s ‘Legion of Death’ women’s battalion was founded by Vera Botchkarev after her husband was killed in action in 1915.
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Russia in Revolution 5h
Aug 17th 1917: Russian women are hard at work in the “new democracy trenches”, this group photographed repairing railway tracks.
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Old Pics Archive 13h
The Decisive Moment: 25 Images of Moscow in 1954 by Henri Cartier-Bresson
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Craig Stanford 17h
Replying to @RobGMacfarlane
Village Bay, Hirta, St Kilda. Taken yesterday from Cleit 918 on the slopes of Conachair!
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Ephemeral Elegance Aug 15
"The Artist’s Wife in Orchids" by Konstantin Makovsky, c1900.
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Official Victoria 19h
Dear loyal Britons, we have a royal announcement to make… . . Soon.
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The Romanov Sisters Aug 15
We did not sleep all night. 1st day hot & very dusty. At stations we had to shut our window curtain so nobody cd see us
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The Romanov Sisters 18h
We've reached Kungur near Perm. We were allowed off the train with for a half hour walk by the Sylva river
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ITV Press Centre 20h
Confirmed: Victoria (Series 2) starts Sunday 27 August at 9.05pm on ITV
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Marko Marinković 20h
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Ann Godden Aug 16
Just read "No Place for Ladies". Superb, my kind of history writing, thanks.
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Helen Rappaport Aug 16
Replying to @anngodden
Thank you Ann. I just wish I could get it back in print. So sad it is only available as an ebook
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Helen Rappaport Aug 16
My thoughts on Rasputin & Swiss technique of 'coupe feu' & Russian заговаривать кровь/'cast a spell on the blood'
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Russia in Revolution Aug 15
Aug 16th 1917: Washington brokers say they would gave trouble finding a suitable life insurance policy for the deposed Russian czar.
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Helen Rappaport Aug 15
No Kerensky had to get them out to save them from being murdered by the mob at Alexander Palace
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