1896 Ferdinand of Romania, Grand Duchess of Hesse (Ducky), Duchess of Connaught, and Grand Princess Maria Pavlovna

Ducky was Grand Duchess of Hesse by her marriage to Ernest of Hesse. This print depicts festivities for the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II.

1896 Ferdinand of Romania, Grand Duchess of Hesse (Ducky), Duchess of Connaught, and Grand Princess Maria Pavlovna detint

This print of Victoria Melita, Luise of Connaught, and Maria Pavlovna shows how off shoulder vee necklines were acceptable evening wear in 1896.

Keywords:  1896, Victoria Melita, Duchess Louise of Connaught, Grand Princess Maria Pavlovna the Elder, Princess, Grand Duchess, Grand Princess, Duchess, Welf family, Wettin family, Hesse family, Romanov family, Hohenzollern family, Mecklenburg-Schwerin family, curly coiffure, tiara, off shoulder vee neckline, quarter length leg-o-mutton sleeves, bows, order sash, order star, necklace, earrings, brooch, bracelets, gloves, fan


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