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Thursday, July 3, 2014
A portrait of Duchess Helene in Bavaria, one of the aunts of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians. Helene, affectionately known as Néné, was the older, steadier sister of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the legendary Sisi, and the first to be considered as a possible bride for Sisi's future husband, the Emperor Franz Joseph.