This engraving is probably a portrait from when she died in 1858 based on some earlier portrait. Helene is awash in her lace shawl and a floral headdress that emphasizes width much as the lace headdress in the previous image does. She also appears to be wearing a lace scarf.
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May 23, 2012 1:53 AM
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