ca. 1870 (estimate based on dress) Lady Susan Charlotte Catherine Vane-Tempest (née Pelham-Clinton) by Disderi

She was a member of a large club, Prince of Wales Edward's mistresses. Her Wikipedia article is here.

Posted to Livejournal's La Mode Illustrée blog by rockabillyvixen on 6 June 2010.

Lady Susan's hair looks "blown back" and probably bundled by a hair net. Her dress has an 1870s style square neckline, but late 60s style natural waistline and half conical crinoline and mid 60s style banana sleeves.

Keywords:  1870, Disderi, Clinton family, Vane Tempest family, British, straight coiffure, square neckline, lace, tassels, epaulettes, long banana sleeves, cuffs, belt, natural waistline, close skirt, train, neck band, pendant, earrings


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