1838 Freifrau von Bernus by Philipp Velt (Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie (Städel) - Frankfurt am Main, Hesse Germany)

Her German language Wikipedia article, with this image, is here. Her life was disrupted by the Prussia v. Austria politics of German unification.

From Wikimedia; image enlarged by half by gogm.

1838 Freifrau von Bernus by Philipp Velt (Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie (Städel) - Frankfurt am Main, Hesse Germany)

Marie Cornelie's dress has a barely-tapered pleated bodice under a lace-edged sheer bertha. Her coiffure has four braided side curls, a roll above the top of her head, and a braided bun.

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