Emily Warren Roebling, who had a significant role in the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, wore this gown for her formal presentation to Queen Victoria in Robeling was the wife of Washington Augustus Roebling the chief engineer of the bridge
Court dress, From the National Historical Museum Dress worn by Livy Twain, wife of Mark Twain, ca. 1882 From the Mark Twain House and Museum Evening dress of Empress Maria Feodorovna, Scanned from Russian Elegance А это очень удивительное платье.
Morin Blossier court dress worn by Queen Alexandra ca. 1902 Courtesy the Royal Ontario Museum via “Fashioning Alexandra: A Royal Approach to Style Kate Strasdin from the 2013 edition of Costume. - See more at: fripperiesandfobs.