Alexandra standing in a second bustle period dress

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Katenka_Fyodorovna on 13 May 2010; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Alexandra standing in a second bustle period dress APFxKatenka Fyodorovna 13May10 detint

The relative simplicity of the dress, the lack of fullness to the sides, and the prominence of the bustle date this to about 1885.

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