The Countess Grosvenor by W. & D. Downey

While this appeared on eBay; the UK National Portrait Gallery has this image listed as, "Sibell Mary Grosvenor (nee Lumley), Countess Grosvenor (later Lady Wyndham).”

The Countess Grosvenor by W. & D. Downey

Lady Sibell’s dress appears to pre-date the 1894 publication date based on the lack of leg-o-mutton sleeves. The square neckline, highlighted by a ruff, is surrounded by a delightful set of plain and lace flounces.

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Her article in the peerage is here.

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