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lostpastremembered: Dinner of the Three Emperors, Berry-Caramel Ice Cream Bombe and other delights.

Portrait of Elizabeth of Bavaria, Empress of Austria  Franz Xavier Winterhalter

Franz Xavier Winterhalter, Empress Elisabeth of Austria in Courtly Gala Dress with Diamond Stars 1865

Mariano Salvador Maella. Carlota Joaquina, Infanta de España, Reina de Portugal, 1785.

Mariano Salvador Maella — Carlota Joaquina de Bourbon, Queen of Portugal and Princess of Spain

Bicorne 1820s | Les_Incroyables_(1795,_Loursay)

Incroyables and Merveilleuses, Fashion’s Royalist Rebels

The Directoire Period - incroyables; cravats are so high up that they cover chins, excessively tight breeches

Princess Ludovika of Bavaria and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria. They had known each other since childhood and were married on September 9, 1828. Contrary to her three sisters, she did not marry into a Royal family, but into a branch of the house of Wittelsbach. That her husband, and thus the line of Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen, was granted the title “Herzog in Bayern” (Duke in Bavaria), was only a small consolation for the disappointed Ludovika.

Duke Max and Duchesse Ludovika in Bavaria by Joseph Karl Stieler (location unknown to gogm)

Rose-Adelaide Ducreux, Self-Portrait with a Harp

Self-portrait with a Harp Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux (French, Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ducreux exhibited this self-portrait at the 1791 Salon. She depicts herself.

Crown Princess Victoria by Heinrich von Angeli (location unknown to gogm) | Grand Ladies | gogm

Victoria, Princess Royal, Crown Princess of Prussia painted by Heinrich von Angeli from the late

Victoire de Saxe-Cobourg-Kohary — Wikipédia

fripperiesandfobs: Victoire-Auguste-Antoinette, Princesse de Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Duchesse de Nemours 1840 Franz Xavier Winterhalter It’s always hard to find Winterhalters to post, since everyone’s so familiar with his work.