Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna elder

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by ashanti01 on 6 February 2011.

Maria's dress could be from any time between 1890 and 1912, but the shallow-vee waist, no bodice swelling, and sleeves narrow the date to about 1905.

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