1837 Lady Louisa Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (Double Duchess) engraved by W. H. Mote from an original painting by Alfred Edward Chalon

The Dukes and Duchesses change, but the name is still Cavendish.

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1837 Lady Louisa Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (Double Duchess) engraved by W. H. Mote from an original painting by Alfred Edward Chalon EB

Duchess Louisa appears to be wearing a head band right at her scalp line and either gigot or imbecile sleeves. Her dress may have a wrap or a bertha of contrasting material.

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