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'Princess Louise and Princess Helena in the Swiss costume they wore at the Fancy Ball'; Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) and Princess Helena (1846-1923)
1859, 7 April
Albumen print, hand-coloured with watercolour
10.7 x 8.3 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Hand-coloured photograph of a full length double portrait of Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) and Princess Helena (1846-1923) standing, looking towards the camera. They pose facing slightly towards each other and linking hands. The sisters are wearing Swiss costumes for a fancy-dress ball.