1889 Princess Louise, the Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife at Mar Lodge, September 1889, just married in her house in Scotland

The effects of German unification may be evident here. Just 20 years earlier, a German Prince might have sought her hand. But now Germany is unified, starting to contest Britain, and a Royal Princess is marrying a Duke from her home country.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by THERRY on 18 October 2010.

1889 Princess Louise, the Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife at Mar Lodge, September 1889, just married in her house in Scotland APFxTHERRY 18Oct10

This 1889 photo of Princess Royal Louise shows the second big bustle period lasting into the fall of 1889. Her upper sleeves show slight ballooning.

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