Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by thijs on 19 December 2005; spots removed with Photoshop and greenish tint removed by gogm.
Sophie's dress has a cuirasse bodice and a distinct, but not mammoth bustle, suggesting this photo dates from the late 1870s or early 1880s.
Keywords: Grand Duchess Sophie of Saxe-Weimar, Oranje family, Wettin family, Princess, Grand Duchess, German, straight coiffure, hat, chemisette, high enclosing neckline, collar, buttons, cuirasse bodice, high neckline, long close sleeves, cuffs, close skirt, bustle
Apr 29, 2012 7:47 PM
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