This photo is excerpted from the book Twilight of the Romanovs. The olfactory pretext is a little thin although please note the potted flower arrangements in the center of the table. We love this very atmospheric picture. Perfume has a lot to do with nostalgia, and so does photography...
"A lunch party in the summer house of dramatist and fiction writer Leonid Andreyev (center back in white suit) in Vammelsuu (Serovo), Gulf of Finland, 1912.
Photo by Andreyev Family Album/Leeds University"