Alexandra card by W. & D. Downey

She was photographed wearing this dress in a group portrait taken with her daughters in mourning for their lost brother in 1892.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Veronica on 9 January 2010; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Alexandra card by W. & D. Downey APFxVeronica 9Jan10 detint

Alexandra's dress has a cuirasse bodice while her jacket has long sleeves with raised upper arms. Her jacket has lapels running from around her neck down to the hem. She wears a pin with the letter "G" (for Glucksberg?) seen in many pictures of her.

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