1885 Archduke Joseph Karl Ludwig of Austria and his family by Koller Károly

Images of Maria Dorothea are shown here. Images of Margarethe are shown here.

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

At an age of about 18, Maria Dorothea is dressed as a mature woman while Mararethe, about three years younger, is dressed with a higher hemline than her sister or mother. Bustles in 1885 were formidable so jackets had to have large peplums behind to accomodate the vast expanses.

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