1882 Sissi wearing a shallow bustle and jewels by Hermann Nigg (location unknown to gogm)

The bustle roared back in 1884, but it was still of modest proportions in 1882 when Nigg portrayed Sissi at an age of about 45.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by royal_netherlands on 10 March 2006.

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