1890s (estimated) Reine Marie Hendrika

This 1890s post card of Queen Maria Hendrika comes from Spa - where Maria Hendrika retired after leaving her husband.

Posted to The Royal Forums by Marengo on 1 September 2009.

The bustle and cuirasse bodice of her dress are contradicted by the leg-o-mutton sleeves and her overall age.

Keywords:  Queen Marie Henriette, Habsburg family, Wettin family, Archduchess, Queen, straight coiffure, hat, high enclosing neckline, long leg-o-mutton sleeves, jacket bodice, cuirasse bodice, bustle


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