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A Trip to London, 1873
Sisters: Princess Alexandra of Wales &
Grand Duchess Maria of Russia
Historic Masquerade Fashion Show
Costume Con 29

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A Trip to London, 1873
Sisters: Princess Alexandra of Wales & Grand Duchess Maria of Russia
Side View: Full Length

DESCRIPTION: The sisters took a trip to London and dressed alike the entire trip.

Category: Historic Costume
Division: Master
Presenter: Aubry Bennett Eary & Katherine Caron-Greig
Source: An 1873 photo of Princess Alexandra of Wales.

AWARDS:
Workmanship Award: Judges' Choice for Excellence in Design Concept
Documentation Award: Best in Class (tie)
Presentation Award: Best in Show

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Below is this costume's video from Historic Masquerade Show presentation.

A Trip to London, 1873
Sisters: Princess Alexandra of Wales & Grand Duchess Maria of Russia
Historic Masquerade Video Presentation
Costume Con 29 - May 9, 2011

The above video is the actual footage of the costume on the Historic Masquerade Show presentation stage.
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