ca. 1880 Maria Pia and Roberto di Parma

This Maria Pia’s Wikipedia article is here. She bore twelve children, of whom six were mentally disabled. She died in childbirth in 1882.

Posted by elena45 to ladyreading.forumfree.it/?t=42206432 on 30 August 2009; smudges removed with Photoshop and sepia tone removed.

ca. 1880 Maria Pia and Roberto di Parma Posted by elena45 to ladyreading.forumfree.it/?t=42206432 on 30 August 2009 desmudge detint

Maria Pia’s dress has a substantial bustle, suggesting 1884 or later, but the trim is later 1870s/early 1880s.

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