Louise Marie d'Orléans, Queen of the Belgians by ? (location unknown to gogm)

King Leopoled I of Belgium's second wife, Louise Marie d'Orleans was a beauty as shown by this portrait. King Leopold I was married to Princess Charlotte of Great Britain who died in childbirth. Louise Marie had a daughter who was named Charlotte in honor of Leopold's first wife. Princess Charlotte of Belgium married Archduke Maximilian of Austria who became the front man in the French occupation of Mexico as Emperor Maximilian. Charlotte became Empress Carlota, the subject of another subalbum

Upgrade image from Wikimedia posted 7 August 2012; spots removed throughout image and black background blurred with Photoshop by gogm.

Louise Marie, Queen of the Belgians, is the nineteenth century's "poster child" for the hurluberlu coiffure, here showing the Mancini sisters how to wear an elegant hurluberlu coiffure, and the pleated bodice.

Keywords:  Louise Marie d'Orléans, Queen, Orléans family, Bourbon family, Wettin family, hurluberlu coiffure, floral headdress,modesty piece, lace, chemise, pleated bodice, brooch, wrap

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