Grand Duchess Tatiana. “Tatiana Nikolaevna was to my mind prettier than her sisters. She was taller even than the Empress, but she was so slight and well-proportioned that her great height was not remarkable. She had fine, regular features, recalling pictures of ancestresses who had been famous beauties. She had dark hair, a rather pale complexion, and wide-apart, light brown eyes, that gave her a poetic far-away look, not quite in keeping with her character.