1850 Lady Constance Leveson-Gower, later Duchess of Westminster by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Royal Collection)

Her article in thepeerage is here. According to the Wikipedia article for the Dukes of Westminster, his title was promoted by Queen Victoria from Marquess to Duke in 1874, so her article in thepeerage states, “...As a result of her marriage, Lady Constance Gertrude Leveson-Gower was styled as Marchioness of Westminster on 28 April 1852. As a result of her marriage, Lady Constance Gertrude Leveson-Gower was styled as Duchess of Westminster on 27 February 1874…” Her mother was Harriet, Duchess of Sutherland.

1850 Lady Constance Leveson-Gower, later Duchess of Westminster by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Royal Collection) From eelcobruinsma.files.wordpress.com:2015:09:150597-1297439639

Constance is just about sixteen in this portrait showing her wearing a simple dress and a striking flower and ribbon-bedecked coiffure. The rounded back of her bodice can be seen.

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