Her Majesty Queen Victoria and the Duchess of Sutherland
Queen Victoria and Duchess of Sutherland Harriet Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, who were very close friends, are depicted together in this print. The Duchess was from the Howard family while her mother-in-law is notorious for forcing farmers off of their land to raise sheep. Sutherland is in the northwest corner of Scotland. Harriet was a dedicated progressive. She was also granddaughter of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. The Duchess, and subsequent Sutherland Ladies, served Queen Victoria as Mistress of the Robes.