1761 or earlier Charlotte Walpole, Countess of Dysart by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Ham House, Richmond)

Charlotte Walpole's article in thepeerage is here beneath the article for her sister Laura.

Photo - Nicky Grimaldi. From northeast.greatbritishlife.co.uk/editorial-image/id/119086.

Charlotte Walpole is going all out wearing this gold-trimmed satin creation. However, the 1760s was an era of inflationary coiffures and her coiffure looks appropriate for later in the decade. Panniers are not evident in this portrait.

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