Lady Mary Stanhope, later Lygon, Countess Beauchamp by Camille Silvy (National Portrait Gallery - London, UK)

From weheartit.com-entry-group-16263512; sepia tone removed from photo, but not the border with Photoshop and contrast increased.

Lady Mary Stanhope, later Lygon, Countess Beauchamp by Camille Silvy (National Portrait Gallery - London, UK) From weheartit.com-entry-group-16263512

Lady Mary Catherine is probably wearing pagoda sleeves. The dress is covered with a floral pattern, perhaps embroidered. Her skirt has a decorated stripe about 30 cm above the hem and her upper and lower sleeves are decorated with bands.

Keywords:  Mary Catherine Stanhope, Mary Catherine Lygon, Countess Beauchamp, Stanhope family, Lygon family, Countess, British, straight coiffure, chignon, feathered cap, bodice, high neckline, pagoda sleeves, crinoline, parasol

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