1864 Countess of Carnarvon, née Lady Evelyn Stanhope by Edward Tayler (auctioned by Bonhams)

Her article in thepeerage is here. She was the first of Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon's two wives. She bore four children, all of whom lived into the twentieth century. From the Bonhams Web site, spots removed throughout image with Photoshop by gogm.

This bust portrait of Countess Evelyn reinforces the ideas about mid 60s fashion gained looking at Princess of Wales Alexandra's portraits from the time.

Keywords:  1864, Tayler, Evelyn Stanhope, Evelyn Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon, Countess, British, straight coiffure, attifet headdress, lace, veil, floral headdress, earrings


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