Woman in the fashion of 1788
Woman in jacket of Naples blue, petticoat in Naples yellow, large fichu jabot, straw hat decorated with a large violet ribbon tied to the front of her bodice. Handcoloured lithograph from Fashions and Customs of Marie Antoinette and her Times, by Le Comte de Reiset, Paris, 1885. The journal of Madame Eloffe, dressmaker and linen-merchant to the Queen and ladies of the court. Date:
© Florilegius/Mary Evans
Victoria Louise & Ernest Augustus
Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Duchess of Brunswick (Victoria Louise Adelaide Matilda Charlotte (1892 - 1980) - the only daughter and the seventh child of Wilhelm II, German Emperor and Empress Augusta Victoria. She is pictured with her husband Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, heir to the title of Duke of Cumberland, and grandson of Christian IX of Denmark through the latter's daughter, Princess Thyra of Denmark. They were married on 24 May 1913 and according to the scribbled citation on the reverse of this card, this picture appears to be the official wedding photograph"
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection