ca. 1795 Arethusa Harland, née Vernon (1777–1860), Lady Harland by British (English) School (St Edmundsbury Museums - St Edmundsbury, Suffolk UK)

Thepeerage has nothing about this Arethusa Harland; however a thumbnail geneology is found here.

From; spots removed from background with Photoshop by gogm.

British ladies aligned with French fashion as shown by this extremely simply cut dress adorned with ruffle and modesty piece, presumably from her essential chemise.

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