1868 Princess Louise

Most images of Princess Louise are in her album, but this image is here because 1868 was a transition year in fashion.

The joys of wearing crinolines had worn thin by 1868 so dresses became somewhat less voluminous. Also, the vee waistline was replaced by a natural waistline as shown here in this photo of Princess Louise. This photo probably comes from the same set as this photo and this one.

Keywords:  1868, Downey, Princess Louise, Princess, Hanover family, Sutherland family, British, long straight coiffure, headdress, high neckline, long close sleeves, natural waistline, crinoline, waist band, necklace

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