Maria Antonia and Adelgunde of Braganca

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forums by Rani on 29 May 2010; detail-enhanced by gogm.

Mid 1870s dresses could really work against those wearing them as this phot of two Braganca Princesses shows. The Lady facing the camera wears a cuirasse bodice with a vee point above the layers of flounces.

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