From Paul Frecker; sepia tone removed and image enlarged by half by gogm.
Countess Augusta wears a dress with a bodice and sleeves extensively decorated with bounded ruched bands. The sleeves do not have flared pagoda bottoms, suggesting this photo dates to the middle or later 1860s. Her lace shawl is very becoming.
Keywords: Disdéri, Augusta Catherine Gordon Lennox, Gordon Lennox family, Wettin family, Countess, German, straight coiffure, hat, high neckline, collar, jacket bodice, ruching, buttons, long close sleeves, crinoline, bracelets, shawl, lace
Feb 25, 2012, 4:24 PM
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