1860 (summer) Duchess of Wellington by Camille Silvy

She was twice Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria.

From Beniah Brawn's photostream on flickr.

The Duchess of Wellington's dress looks like it has panniers rather than a crinoline, although that could be an optical illusion created by her wrap.

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