Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna, Duchess of Edinburgh and Coburg

She looked sweet as a young woman, but she looks like somebody to not mess with in this photo from the turn-of-the (last)-century.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by royal_netherlands on 16 November 2006.

Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna wears a dress with a shallow vee waistline dating this turn-of-the (last) -century. The sleeves suggest it may be from the 1890s side of the century.

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