Lady Blanche Georgiana Howard, Duchess of Devonshire by John Lucas (Hardwick Hall - Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here.


This is an interesting dress merging late 1830s with a little middle 1600s. Unsupported skirts could not be very wide.

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