The Royal Collection has another version of this image, now posted on Wikimedia, that they date to ca. 1880 and they also list Alexander Bassano as the photographer.
From the lost gallery's photostream on flickr. Also posted to Helen of Waldeck-Pyrmont, Duchess of Albany’s Subalbum here.
The designer focuses on the lapels that are turned into triangles with apices pointing to the sides, emphasized by dark-colored patches. The same dress is worn in this, this, and this portrait.
Keywords: Bassano, Helena of Waldeck-Pyrmont, Prinzessin Helene Friederike Auguste zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Helene zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Duchess of Albany, Duchess Helen of Albany, Waldeck-Pyrmont family, Welf family, Wettin family, Princess, Duchess, straight coiffure, chemise, ruff, high enclosing neckline, long under-sleeves, ruffled cuffs, cuirasse jacket bodice, bow tie, pendant, brooch, lapels, lining, buttons, long close over-sleeves, cuffs, bracelets, close skirt, drapery, watch
Dec 22, 2016, 4:47 PM
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