ca. 1847 Lady Alexandrina Octavia Maria Vane (1823–1874), Countess of Portarlington by James Godsell Middleton (Mount Stewart - Newtownlands, County Down, Northern Ireland)

She was the daughter of spectacular one-percenter Frances Anne Emily Vane-Tempest and sister of Frances Anne Emily Vane, wife of John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough and ancestress of Sir Winston Churchill. Her article in thepeerage is here.

From bbc.co; image enlarged by half.

ca. 1847 Lady Alexandrina Octavia Maria Vane (1823–1874), Countess of Portarlington by James Godsell Middleton (Mount Stewart - Newtownlands, County Down, Northern Ireland) From bbc.co X 1.5

Lady Alexandrina wears a plain outdoor dress with a pelisse bodice and close sleeves with multiple cuffs in this portrait from around 1847.

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