Famous Tightlacers -- "Sissi"

Famous Tightlacers

ELIZABETH of WITTELSBACH , Empress of Austria (1837-1898) -- "Sissi"


 
 


ABOVE CONTRIBUTED by COBOLDO
(
coboldo@interware.it)


(above left) 1885: A very young Sissi

 

(below) Carte de Visite of 'Sissi', showing her magnificent waist

(Black lines are attempts at retouching this original photograph)

 

 



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Stephen K.:

"A picture of the Austrian Emperor Franz Josef and his wife, the famous Empress Elizabeth, better known as 'Sissi.' Of course it is exaggerated - look at his figure! - but she is a splendid sight none the less. It is said to have been painted soon after their marriage."

Enlargeable

 

 


(above)
A museum photo of a bodice attributed to Empress Sissi.- enlargeable

Pictures from her biography


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