Herzogin Antoniette von Anhalt, née Saxe-Altenburg und Tochter Großherzogin Elisabeth von Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Antoinette's Wikipedia article is here. This Antoinette, née Saxe-Altenburg, should not be confused with Antoinette Anna, née Anhalt, who married Prince Friedrich zu Schaumburg-Lippe.

From Miss Mertens' photostream on flickr; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Herzogin Antoniette von Anhalt, née Saxe-Altenburg und Tochter Großherzogin Elisabeth von Mecklenburg-Strelitz Mertens' detint

I believe an airbrush was used to enhance Princess Antoinette's (1838-1908) youthfulness, given the shallow vee waists and 'dos suggest early 1900s.

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