1856 / Katarina (traded)
Year 1856 - Czar Alexander meets young Katarina, then a child of 10, and falls instantly and violently in love with her. Eight years later, at her coming out dance he meets Katarina again. It was said her beauty was not from this world. Katarina becomes the mistress of Czar Alexander. The Czar is assassined in 1882, Katarina flees to Paris where she lives until her death in 1922.
Saturday Surprise challenge
On technique: This is my first gel transfer ever! I followed these instructions and found them very consise. I peeled off the picture while it was still wet, the image transferred great! My print was a week old ink-jet printout. (I think I'm hooked!)