1772 Mary, Duchess of Gloucester with her Son William by Pompeo Batoni (private collection)

She fell in love with the Dutch Prince Frederick, but was unable to marry him before he died of an infection. She married her first cousin Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, but had no children. Her Wikipedia article is here.

The Duchess is well dressed to handle a baby with pearl jewelry and a frilly chemise in this Batoni portrait - but then her father is King of Great Britain.

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