1857 Grand Duchess Maria Nicolaevna

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by katmaxoz on 19 January 2010; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Maria Nikolaievna wears a lined poke bonnet and a colorful dress with pagoda sleeves and dome crinoline in this 1857 photo. This is probably from the series of photos of her taken by Disdéri.

Keywords:  1857, Disderi, Maria Nikolaievna, Romanov family, Beauharnais family, Grand Princess, Russian, straight coiffure, floral headdress, liner, bonnet, bows, high enclosing neckline, pagoda sleeves, puffed under-sleeves, crinoline

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