1741 or later Frédéric III of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg and Louise-Dorothée of Saxe-Meiningen dressed for the play "Mahomet" by Voltaire by ? (location ?)

Friedrich III began his reign in 1736, but Voltaire's play Mahomet was first performed in 1741.

From jeannedepompadour.blogspot.com/2013/08/masqueradescarnivals-and-disguises.html. Also posted to the Reign of Louis XV - 1715 to 1774 Album here.

1741 or later Frédéric III of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg and Louise-Dorothée of Saxe-Meiningen dressed for the play "Mahomet" by Voltaire by ? (location ?) From jeannedepompadour.blogspot.com/2013/08/masqueradescarnivals-and-disguises.html

Luise Dorothea is wearing a round gown that was not in favor in the middle and late century, but this is theatrical dress. Friedrich wears a kaftan and turban making him somewhat authentic.

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