I believe this and the next image are photos taken around the time Margarethe and Albert became engaged as official engagement photos.
Watch where you put that helmet!
Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Rani on 9 January 2009. This photo is also posted in Wikimedia.
Margarethe wears a dress with a distinct bustle and a Y-shaped yoke on her bodice revealing her chemisette à la pelisse bodice. Her waist band is straight on top and vee-shaped on the bottom instead of being a double vee.
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Jan 23, 2011, 10:10 PM
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