Countess Alexander Nikolaevitch Lamsdorff (née Maria Ivanovna Beck, 1835–1866) by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1859.
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Countess Alexander Nikolaevitch Lamsdorff (née Maria Ivanovna Beck, 1835–1866) by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1859.

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Tags: 1850s

Oil on canvas portrait of Queen Victoria by Thomas Sully, 1838.
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Oil on canvas portrait of Queen Victoria by Thomas Sully, 1838.

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Cigarette card featuring "Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria - Bridal Feb 10, 1840." c. 1897-1908.
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Cigarette card featuring "Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria - Bridal Feb 10, 1840." c. 1897-1908.

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"The Soldiers Return," lithograph by N. Currier, 1840.
My, what tiny feet you have, Sir!
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"The Soldiers Return," lithograph by N. Currier, 1840.

My, what tiny feet you have, Sir!

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Tags: 1840s

"Perdita," by Tonnele & Co., N.Y., 1902.
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"Perdita," by Tonnele & Co., N.Y., 1902.

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Tags: 1900s

Engraving of Marianne [Mariamne], Queen of Judea. Date unknown.
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Engraving of Marianne [Mariamne], Queen of Judea. Date unknown.

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Tags: royalty

The queen of the Belgians in her wedding dress. Published in the Court magazine no. 4. for Oct. 1832, by Edward Bull, 26, Holles St. Cavendish Square.”
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The queen of the Belgians in her wedding dress. Published in the Court magazine no. 4. for Oct. 1832, by Edward Bull, 26, Holles St. Cavendish Square.”

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hanracecarnah:

Scanned from the book “Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture”No date provided

hanracecarnah:

Scanned from the book “Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture”
No date provided

(Source: what-floats-my-boat)

Halloween postcard, date unknown.
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Halloween postcard, date unknown.

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Photograph of a young woman by Fitz W. Guerin, 1902.
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Photograph of a young woman by Fitz W. Guerin, 1902.

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Tags: 1900s

Arents cigarette card featuring Queen Victoria’s autograph, date unknown (after 1901).
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Arents cigarette card featuring Queen Victoria’s autograph, date unknown (after 1901).

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Engraving of Princess Katherine of France, date unknown.
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Engraving of Princess Katherine of France, date unknown.

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Tags: royalty

Engraving of Marie Antoniette [sic], Queen of France after a portrait by Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun. C. 1800.
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Engraving of Marie Antoniette [sic], Queen of France after a portrait by Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun. C. 1800.

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Engraving of Mary, Queen of Scots. Date unknown.
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Engraving of Mary, Queen of Scots. Date unknown.

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Tags: royalty

French bridal gowns originally featured in Petit courrier des dames, March 20, 1834.
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French bridal gowns originally featured in Petit courrier des dames, March 20, 1834.

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