ca. 1805 Anna Maria Dashwood, later Marchioness of Ely by Sir Thomas Lawrence (Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA)

Her article in thepeerage is here.

From Wikimedia; lightness added to image to bring out details of her coiffure.

Anna Maria dispenses with a criss-cross bodice - this dress has a real sewn-in bodice making the waist band an ornament instead of a necessity.

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