1780 Anne, Viscountess Townshend by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco California)

This is her brief article from thepeerage.com, "Anne Montgomery1 F, #23943, b. circa 1752, d. 29 March 1819

Anne Montgomery was born circa 1752. She married George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, son of Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend of Raynham and Audrey Ethelreda Harrison, on 19 May 1773. She died on 29 March 1819.

She was the daughter of Sir William Montgomery of Magbiehill, 1st Bt. and Hannah Tomkyns. From 19 May 1773, her married name became Townshend.

Children of Anne Montgomery and George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend

Lady Charlotte Townshend+ b. 16 Mar 1776, d. 30 Jul 1856

Lady Harriet Townshend+1 b. 20 Apr 1782, d. 9 Nov 1848

It's Anna, Viscountess Townsend's turn to be portrayed in British Casual in this 1780 portrait, this time by Reynolds. Like Lady Beauchamp-Procter for her Romney portrait, Anne wears a classic and British casual-looking dress.

Keywords:  1780, Reynolds, Montgomery family, Townshend family, Marquise, British, long straight coiffure, ribbon headdress, vee neckline, criss-cross bodice, elbow length full sleeves, natural waistline, waist band, close skirt, robes


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