Antonia and Leopold

Prince Leopold is dressed in, what else - a uniform. This type-casting worked in a militarily successful country like Prussia and later Germany, but could backfire if the country was militarily unsuccessful like Russia or Austria.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by DonaAntonia on 21 March 2009.

The close sleeves of Princess Antonia's dress date this image to the mid-late 1860s.

Keywords:  Infanta Antonia of Portugal, Braganza family, Hohenzollern family, Infanta, Princess, German, long straight coiffure, high neckline, close sleeves, crinoline


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