1878 or 1879 (l. to r.) - Princess Marie and husband Netherlands Prince Hendrik, Princess Luise Margaret and Prince Arthur, seated - Princess Elisabeth and Prince Friedrich August, of Oldenburg

The date is based on Hendrick dying in January 1879.

From pinterest.com/aalwhite0402/anhalt/; enlarged by half.

1878 or 1879 (l. to r.) - Princess Marie and husband Netherlands Prince Hendrik, Princess Luise Margaret and Prince Arthur, seated - Princess Elisabeth and Prince Friedrich August, of Oldenburg From pinterest.com:aalwhite0402:anhalt: X 1.5 deflaw

One effect of late 70s dresses was to emphasize the thighs as seen with Marie’s dress. Elisabeth's dress may be made like a pair of overalls. Or it may have vertical ornamental panels. Marie may be wearing a princess dress with a tapering stomacher panel with buttons or lacing.

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