ca. 1889 Princess Louise and her husband, Duke of Fife cabinet card by W. & D.Downey

From eBay; the image was heavily spotted, particularly the Duke’s coat. These spots were removed with Photoshop and the sepia tone was removed.

ca. 1889 Princess Louise and her husband, Duke of Fife cabinet card by W. & D.Downey EB detint despot

Louise’s bodice is overlaid by a diagonal panel. almost sash on an otherwise rather simple dress. There is almost no bustle behind.

Keywords:  1889, W. & D. Downey, Princess Louise, Princess, Hanover family, Sutherland family, British, coiffure, high enclosing neckline, long close sleeves, cuffs, bustle, close skirt, pin, earrings

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