1780 Lavinia, Countess Spencer, née Bingham (1762-1831), in mauve dress with white frilled collar, powdered upswept hair by Samuel Shelley (auctioned by Christie's)

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Lavinia's coiffure has two peaks, a feature that would be repeated in the 1940s and be adopted in a cartoon strip villain.

Keywords:  1780, Shelley - Samuel, Lavinia Bingham, Bingham family, Spencer family, Countess, Britishhigh curly coiffure, vee neckline, fichu, ruffles, lapels


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