1883 Princess Alexandra carte de visite by Bassano

This Bassano card is one of a series of photos of a very glamorously dressed Princess Alexandra from 1883. I had dated these photos from 1887, but The Graphic ran a print from these photos in December 1883.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Katmaxoz on 28 August 2010; sepia tone removed by gogm.

1883 Princess Alexandra carte de visite by Bassano APFxKatmaxoz 28Aug10 detint

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