Emperor Aleksandr II and Empress Maria (formerly Marie of Hesse)responsible for the Maryinsky Theater
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also, the francophilic russian court used the name THEATRE MARIE on posters for the theater's offerings, as often as not, rather than Maryinsky.
the attached scan, prob. from around 1905 shows a postcard of the theater at the turn of the 20th c.
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