1855 Franz Joseph and Sissi

Sissi is well-dressed, but dressed like women of leisure of the day in this print from Illustrated London News. Franz Joseph is dressed in a uniform and carries a sword. Was he concerned about being mugged?

Keywords:  Elisabeth of Bavaria, Sissi, Sisi, Wittelsbach family, Habsburg family, Empress, Austrian, straight coiffure, scarf, lace, veil, bows, scoop neckline, mantle, stomacher, revers, vee waistline, full skirt, ruffles, gloves

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