1797 Right Honorable Charlotte, Viscountess St Asaph after John Hoppner engraved by Charles Wilkin (British Museum - London, UK)

Her article in thepeerage is hereShe was also known as Countess Ashburnham. She was Viscount George Ashburnham’s second wife and bore 12 surviving children.

Upgrade image posted 1 August 2018 from the British Museum Web site; removed monocolor tint.

1797 Right Honorable Charlotte, Viscountess St Asaph after John Hoppner engraved by Charles Wilkin (British Museum - London, UK) From British Museum Web site detint

Unlike this image, that is most likely mis-dated and mis-identified, this portrait shows Lady Charlotte dressed for the era of fashion chaos of the early 1790s. I don't know what to call her head cover - a jumbo turban? Big coiffures demand big enclosures.

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