ca. 1860 Archduke Franz Karl of Austria (1802-1878) and his family (Sophie, Franz Joseph with Elisabeth, Rudolf and Gisela, Maximilian with Charlotte, Karl Ludwig, Ludwig Viktor) by Ludwig Angerer

This photo shows dresses as worn by some historical icons, Empresses Elisabeth and Carlota, as well as Elisabeth's nemesis mother in law and Maximilian's mother Archduchess Sophie.

From Wikimedia; sepia tone removed by gogm.

This Angerer photo from around 1860 shows the crinoline was triumphant in the Austrian empire, as it was throughout the Western world.

Keywords:  1860, Angerer, Archduchess Sophie of BavariaEmpress CarlotaElisabeth of Bavaria, Sissi, Sisi, Countess, Princess, Archduchess, Empress, Wittelsbach family, Wettin family, Habsburg family, Austrian, straight coiffure, long straight coiffure, feathered hat, bonnet, bows, high neckline, collar, long sleeves, crinoline

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