Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna of Russia and sister, Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh, later Duchess of Galliera. 1900s.
Marie, Victoria Melita, Alexandra and Beatrice
Princess Ragnhild of Norway married Erling Sven Lorentzen, a commoner, May 15, 1953.
Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."
Fashions embroidered with flowers at Auteuil, 1911, via Bibliothèque Nationale de France. I'm fascinated by the construction of the gown in the middle.
Photograph album compiled by Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg | Royal Collection Trust
En face Bulier, Boulevard de Port-Royal, 1898-1900
Got A Girl Crush On: These Pizza-Loving “Suffragettes” We have far too much love for this photo/caption to ruin it with a little fact-checking. Thank you, brave women, for paving the way for what is (quite literally) every weekend of our lives. “In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time” (via Cult of Aphrodite Vintaga: rookiemag: fat-grrrl-activism)
Princes Henriette Catharina van Anhalt-Dessau painted by Joachim Martin Falbe(1740-1745). Photo: Heinz Fräßdorf.
Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, Duchess of Edinburgh & Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.