History of beauty — the famous "Rapunzel" of the XIX centuryPictolic
In Europe of the XIX century long hair for women was the norm. And still, there were persons whose luxurious curls caused heated discussion. Although with her hair ladies rarely appeared in public, but some gave them to capture photographers or artists, so that today we can enjoy this beauty. Here are some of the most interesting examples of luxurious, long hair.
First, of course, is sissy, she's Elizabeth of Bavaria.
I must say, the Wittelsbach gorgeous hair was a family trait. For example, the same beautiful they were and her sister sissy, Sofia, bride "the most beautiful king of Europe" Ludwig of Bavaria.
Inherited these gorgeous hair and her daughter, Princess Louise d'alençon.
Not of Royal blood, but had lovely hair Spartan Mary, the wife of the Greek Ambassador, who posed for the famous Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron and for some artists the pre-Raphaelites.
Long braid 1.58 m was Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, or just Colette, the famous French writer, yet she did not cut off at the age of 29 years. Here in the photo she is still a girl of 15 years (1893).
If you really think the writers, then Jeanne Zola, wife of French writer Emile Zola, was also gorgeous hair knee length. The writer loved to photograph, including his wife, and often in a negligee