ca. 1810 Anne Frances Boscawen, née Bankes (1789–1864), Countess of Falmouth by Sir Thomas Lawrence (National Trust, Kingston Lacy - Wimborne Minster, Dorset, UK)

This image from artuk.org replaces one originally posted on 7 February 2013. Also posted to the Revolutionary, Napoléonic, and Regency Era Album here.

Anne Frances Bankes (1789-1864), Countess of Falmouth

This portrait of Countess Anne is an early example of a short puffed under-sleeve beneath a long sheer over-sleeve. The over-sleeve ends with a cuff. These dual upper-puffed sleeves persisted into the 1830s. Her coiffure is straight front and center, but turns into curls on the sides and on her bun.

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