1780s (late) Maria Tryphena Blunt, Lady Cockerell by George Engelhart (Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here. She married in March 1789 and passed away later that year.

From the Fitzwilliam Museum; spots removed from background with Photoshop by gogm.

Lady Maria's dress shows a hint of a tent bodice. This and her long coiffure are signs that the British are not conceding to French Revolutionary style. The blue ribbons seem to be a modest revival of Renaissance era rolled or tabbed sleeves.

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