carolathhabsburg: Its very rare to see Kaiserin Elizabeth of Austria smile. Here a lovely image of her smiling. In her lap kronprinz Rudolf, talking to her, Archduchess Gisela and on top, Archduke Maximilian aka Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico.
Photo by Emil Rabending in 1867 of Austrian Empress Elisabeth “Sissi” (Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie) Dec Sep Bavaria with one of her favorite dogs, Shadow. Sissi was the wife of Emperor Franz Joseph I Austria.