1860s Countess Castiglione by Pierre-Louis Pierson (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA)

From the museum’s Web site; spots removed with Photoshop, monocolor tint removed and contrast increased. Also posted to the Countess of Castiglione’s Subalbum here.

1860s Countess Castiglione by Pierre-Louis Pierson (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA) From museum's Web site From oldrags.tumblr.com/post/8176219168/resort-dress-worn-by-empress-elisabeth-of-austria depot detint increased cont

Countess Castiglione is dressed in gypsy style for this photo.

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