Clarinda Jordan

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Coronation dress [shown here without train], 1872, Norwegian Folk Museum, via DigitaltMuseum. Photos: Reinsfelt, Anne-Lise / Norwegian Folk Museum. Worn to the Norwegian coronation of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway in 1873 [most likely by his consort, Sofia of Nassau, as indicated by the crowned lions wielding axes, an emblem of Norwegian royalty, that have been appliqued onto the dress. In fact, this dress is similar in style to the outfit she wore for her coronation as queen of…

Coronation dress [shown here without train], 1872, Norwegian Folk Museum, via DigitaltMuseum. Photos: Reinsfelt, Anne-Lise / Norwegian Folk Museum. Worn to the Norwegian coronation of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway in 1873 [most likely by his consort, Sofia of Nassau, as indicated by the crowned lions wielding axes, an emblem of Norwegian royalty, that have been appliqued onto the dress. In fact, this dress is similar in style to the outfit she wore for her coronation as queen of…

Coronation dress worn by Queen Caroline Amalie of Denmark, 1840. Dress in three parts, consisting of bodice, skirt and train, all made of white silk satin with heavy gold embroidery. From the exhibition "1814 - Spillet om Danmark og Norge," held at the National History Museum, Frederiksborg Castle (see: http://360-foto.dk/1814/).

Coronation dress worn by Queen Caroline Amalie of Denmark, 1840. Dress in three parts, consisting of bodice, skirt and train, all made of white silk satin with heavy gold embroidery. From the exhibition "1814 - Spillet om Danmark og Norge," held at the National History Museum, Frederiksborg Castle (see: http://360-foto.dk/1814/).

Coronation dress of Empress Maria Feodorovna, Studio of Izambard Chanceau, embroidery studio of A. Laman, St. Petersburg, 1883. Collection of Moscow Kremlin Museums. Photos via: Moscow Kremlin Museums (three-quarter frontal view); m24.ru (back view); madoa on Flickr (detail of train). Maria Feodorovna can be seen wearing the dress in Georges Becker's 1888 painting, "The Coronation of Emperor Alexander III and Empress Maria Feodorovna." Collection of the State Hermitage Museum, St…

Coronation dress of Empress Maria Feodorovna, Studio of Izambard Chanceau, embroidery studio of A. Laman, St. Petersburg, 1883. Collection of Moscow Kremlin Museums. Photos via: Moscow Kremlin Museums (three-quarter frontal view); m24.ru (back view); madoa on Flickr (detail of train). Maria Feodorovna can be seen wearing the dress in Georges Becker's 1888 painting, "The Coronation of Emperor Alexander III and Empress Maria Feodorovna." Collection of the State Hermitage Museum, St…

Court train, French, 1860s, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Silk, bronze, glass. CLICK THROUGH FOR HUGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Court train, French, 1860s, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Silk, bronze, glass. CLICK THROUGH FOR HUGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Wedding train of Empress Elisabeth (“Sisi”), 1854, Kaiserliche Wagenburg Wien (Imperial Carriage Museum, Vienna), via Google Cultural Institute. Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner: "At her wedding on 24 April 1854 Sisi wore a white silk dress with rich embroidery in gold and silver as well as a long, gold-embroidered “court train”, which was worn over the dress... This train was kept by Sisi’'s favourite daughter, Archduchess Marie Valerie, as a special memento." CLICK THROUGH FOR LARGER, HI-RES…

Wedding train of Empress Elisabeth (“Sisi”), 1854, Kaiserliche Wagenburg Wien (Imperial Carriage Museum, Vienna), via Google Cultural Institute. Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner: "At her wedding on 24 April 1854 Sisi wore a white silk dress with rich embroidery in gold and silver as well as a long, gold-embroidered “court train”, which was worn over the dress... This train was kept by Sisi’'s favourite daughter, Archduchess Marie Valerie, as a special memento." CLICK THROUGH FOR LARGER, HI-RES…

our fawn and white Indian Runner ducks Patrick and Penelope with their 4 day old ducklings

our fawn and white Indian Runner ducks Patrick and Penelope with their 4 day old ducklings