Thomas Howard and Alathea Talbot by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Arundel Castle - Arundel, West Sussex UK)

This portrait, called the "Madagascar portrait," shows the state of geographic knowledge as well as full dress.

From Wikimedia. Photo - Yelkrokoyade.

The Howards are dressed for court or Parliament in this van Dyck double portrait probably painted not long before he died in 1646.

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