Maria Amalia of the Two Sicilies (1782-1866), Queen of the French by Antoine Claudet

According to his Wikipedia article, Antoine Claudet was a leading innovator in the new art of photography who operated a studio in London.

From Wikimedia; spots removed from background with Photoshop and sepia tone removed by gogm.

An older Marie Amelie wears a bonnet tied with a large bow above a lace shawl and what appears to be a pre-cage crinoline dress in this Claudet photo.

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