1898 (October) Württemberg Royal family and guests at the wedding of Princess Pauline of Württemberg and the Hereditary Prince of Wied, Stuttgart

(All l. to r.) - Front: König Wilhelm II von Württemberg; Prinzessin Pauline von Württemberg; Erbprinz Friedrich von Wied.

Second row (Ladies): Prinzessin Elisabeth von Wied; Prinzessin Alexandra von Schaumburg-Lippe; Prinzessin Luise von Wied; Prinzessin Elisabeth von Waldeck; Königin Wilhelmine der Niederlande; Königinmutter Emma der Niederlande; Königin Charlotte von Württemberg (wife of von König Wilhelm II.); Prinzessin Katharina von Württemberg (Mutter von König Wilhelm II.); Fürstin zu Wied; Herzogin Hermine von Württemberg; Prinzessin Isabella von Sachsen (wife of Herzogs Johann Georg; daughter des Herzogs Philipp von Württemberg); Fürstin Pauline zu Bentheim-Steinfurt; Herzogin Margarete Sophie von Württemberg (wife of Herzog Albrecht); Erbgroßherzogin Hilda von Baden (wife of Crown Prince Friedrich); Prinzessin Bathildis von Schaumburg-Lippe; Herzogin Helene von Albany.

Third row (Gentlemen): Prinz Bernhard von Weimar; Herzog Robert von Württemberg (Sohn des Herzogs Philipp); Herzog von Urach; Prinz Viktor von Wied; Fürst von Urach; Herzog Ulrich von Württemberg (Sohn des Herzogs Philipp); Herzog Albrecht von Württemberg (Sohn des Herzogs Philipp); Herzog Philipp von Württemberg; Herzog Nikolaus von Württemberg; Prinz Johann Georg von Sachsen; Fürst Wilhelm Adolph Maximilian V zu Wied; Fürst Alexis zu Bentheim-Steinfurt; Erbgroßherzog Friedrich von Baden; Prinz Wilhelm von Wied; Prinz Wilhelm von Schaumburg-Lippe.

From Wikimedia.

1898 (October) Württemberg Royal family and guests at the wedding of Princess Pauline of Württemberg and the Hereditary Prince of Wied, Stuttgart Wm cropped

While some Ladies, notably Elisabeth von Wied and Queens Wilhelmina and Emma wears leg-o-mutton sleeves, the others wear the replacement spyglass sleeves that still emphasize the upper arm and shoulder. Many bodices have triangular or semicircular middle sections while the shallow vee waistline is universally worn, as are A-line skirts. Most Ladies wear feathered hats. This photo shows the essentially infinite variations are possible on a theme.

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