ca. 1914 Count Moltke with wife Cornelia, née Van Rensselaer Thayer and child

This Count von Moltke is Danish. A terse genealogical sketch is here. They married in 1907. A New York Times article about his diplomatic posting that mentions their marriage is here.

From the USA Library of Congress Bain Collection; spots throughout image and old Bain copyright mark to the right of Countess Moltke's hat removed with Photoshop by gogm.

ca. 1914 Count Moltke with wife Cornelia, née Van Rensselaer Thayer and child LC Bain

Countess Cornelia wears a pre-war day dress with a columnar line highlighted by ornamental buttons on the middle bodice and skirt as well as more buttons on her sleeves.

Keywords:  1914, Molltke family, Countess, hat, high neckline, collar, lace, elbow length sleeves buttons, waist band, natural waistline, gloves


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