Empress Eugenie and her son pose while she wears a close-skirted riding dress without crinoline in this photo from the early 1860s. The Prince Imperial dates this to ca. 1862.
From here; sepia tone reduced by gogm.
Keywords: Empress Eugenie, Empress, Bonaparte family, French, hat, veil, high neckline, collar, long close sleeves, chemisette, jacket, buttons, shallow vee waistline, close skirt