1885 Lady Eleanor Rollit (d.1886) by Ernest Gustave Girardot (Hull Guildhall - Hull UK)

From bbc.co; flaws removed from background and veiling reflections in lower third of image suppressed with Photoshop by gogm.

Mayoress Rollit wears a wonderful example of second bustle period dress with curirasse bodice, aggressively upturned bustle, and square neckline.

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