Maria Pavlovna and children

The little girl, Elena Vladimirovna, was born in 1882 and has a Subalbum here. The oldest boy, Kyril, married Victoria Melita.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Carolath Habsburg on 3 June 2011.

Maria Pavlovna and children APFxCarolath Habsburg 3 Jun11

Vee necklines were fashionable for evening dress in the late 1880s as high necklines were for day dress. Maria wears a dress that appears to have no identifiable waistline and a long tablier over her pleated and layered under-skirts.

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