1783 Miss Sophia Isham (d.1851), Wife of Thomas Palmer by Ralph Earl (Lamport Hall - Lamport, Northamptonshire, UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here.

From artuk.org.

1783 Miss Sophia Isham (d.1851), Wife of Thomas Palmer by Ralph Earl (Lamport Hall - Lamport, Northamptonshire, UK) From artuk.org

Miss Isham strikes a neutral pose while wearing no jewelry in this Ralph Earl portrait. I first thought she is shown wearing a zone bodice.

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