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Messages - Yelena Aleksandrovna

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The Habsburgs / Re: Dresses of Empress Elisabeth
« on: June 19, 2018, 04:00:34 PM »
Fan, handkerchief and gloves, photo taken at 1899

Black Shoes and umbrella, taken from

Bodice, 1890's

Black fan

White shoe: 1, 2. Taken from Schöner Reisen

Baby Maria Sophia in her mother's lap, 1842: Here

Wedding portrait, 1859: Here

Equestrian portrait of both Maximilian and Ludovika, 1833, by Heinrich von Mayr: Here

The Habsburgs / Re: Empress Elisabeth, Part V.
« on: June 19, 2018, 03:39:48 PM »
The Empress being assasinated in Geneva by Luigi Lucheni: Here

The Empress visiting a hospital: here

Young Sissi: Here

Sissi with ladies at Buda: Here

Young Sissi portrait: Here

Does anyone have a picture of Melanie Countess of Risenfels, second wife of Archduke Franz Salvator?

So late, I was also very curious to see a photo of her and I finally found one. Melanie von Risenfels in 1945, taken from the ÖNB: Here

And a photo of Archduke Franz Salvator's illegitimate son (with Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe), taken from the NPG: Here

Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe (neé Richter), mistress of Archduke Franz Salvator: Here

Poor Marie Valerie!!! :-(

Archduchess Marie Valerie at 1910, with her father, Emperor Franz Joseph and her husband, Archduke Franz Salvator.

Same year, with father Franz Joseph and sister, Archduchess Gisela, then Princess in Bavaria.

Credits of both images: ÖNB

The Habsburgs / Re: Empress Elisabeth, Part V.
« on: October 25, 2017, 02:52:05 PM »
By Frank Reynolds, 1890., Empress Sissi in ridding dress.

Empress Sissi after death, being received by her son, Crown Prince Rudolph at heaven.

By Johan Nepomuk Mayer, Empress Sissi in the 1850's. >>>Courtesy and credits:

Young and beautiful Erzsi, credits to the ÖNB.


Colorful illustration, with her brother Rudolph

Again with brother

Dear Yelena,
Gisela's husband was Prince LEOPOLD of Bavaria.
Luitpold was her father-in-law.

Yes!!! My mistake, thanks for the correction!!

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