1881 Princess Victoria of Baden and Crown Prince Gustav engagement photo

As Swedish Queen, Victoria of Baden tried to influence Swedish neutrality in World War I to favor Germany. There were enough aristocrats named Victoria to go around at this time. Her Wikipedia article is here.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by KarlandZita on 6 December 2009.

Princess Victoria wears a close, almost tight hugging, skirt and cuirasse bodice in this 1881 engagement photo.

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