1840 (published) Caroline Amelia Gordon-Lennox, Countess of Bessborough, 1819 - 1890. 2nd wife of J.G.B. Ponsonby, 5th Earl of Bessborough by William Henry Mote (National Galleries of Scotland - Edinburgh, UK)

Her genealogical sketch is here.

From the museum's Web site; monocolor tint removed.

1840 (published) Caroline Amelia Gordon-Lennox, Countess of Bessborough, 1819 - 1890. 2nd wife of J.G.B. Ponsonby, 5th Earl of Bessborough by William Henry Mote (National Galleries of Scotland - Edinburgh, UK) From the museum's Web site detint

Lady Caroline is shown wearing a typical evening dress. The brooch is pinned high enough to suggest it is pinned to a modesty piece.

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