THE BALL OF 1903 ~ Gowns for masquerade ~ Prince and Princess Felix (born count Sumarokov-Elston) and Zenaida Yussupov dressed in century boyar costumes at the Winter Palace in These were the parents of Felix Yussupov, murderer of Grigoriy Rasputin.
“Anna Pavlova and Michael Mordkin performing the Russian Dance Foulsham & Banfield. Published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd. Mordkin joined Diaghilev for the 1909 Paris season as a leading dancer, ranking.
ROMANOV IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALL princess Zinaida Yusupova was the greatest Russian heiress of her day. She was famed not only for her dazzling beauty and wealth, but also for her intellect and the lavishness of her hospitality.