1860s Emma Eliza Stafford-Jerningham (née Gerard), Lady Stafford by Ferrando (National Portrait Gallery - London, UK)

Lady Emma Eliza’s article in thepeerage is here. She was the second wife of Henry Valentine Stafford-Jerningham, 9th Baron Stafford. He was her first of two husbands, the second being Basil Thomas Fitzherbert.

From pinterest.com/otatuana/кринолины-фотографии/; removed sepia tone and spots and enlarged by half.

NPG Ax46316; Emma Eliza Stafford-Jerningham (nÈe Gerard), Lady Stafford

Lady Emma Eliza’s dress is decorated with triangular insets - one on her bodice and the others at the skirt hem and her broad cuffs. It is possible that she is wearing a high-neck chemise under a bodice with a low square neckline.

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