1881 Helen of Albany wedding

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Katenka_Fyodorovna on 25 December 2010; I detail-enhanced the image and removed spots and scratches using Photoshop.

This picture shows the ruching used to edge Helen's wedding dress and her over-skirt.

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