ca. 1840-1841 Ellen (‘Nelly’) Power by Edwin Landseer (Wallace Collection - London UK)

ca. 1840-1841 Ellen (‘Nelly’) Power by Edwin Landseer (Wallace Collection - London UK)

She married twice, but produced no children. Her mother is not known. Her article in thepeerage is here.

From the museum's Web site.

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This drop dead gorgeous beauty is the half-sister of Marguerite, Countess of Blessington. She wears her hair straight with a tasteful chignon behind.

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