Born in 1797, she was the daughter of the infamous Duchess of Sutherland. Her article in thepeerage.com is here.
Countess Grosvenor wears a dress similar to that worn by Countess of Blessington for her Lawrence portrait, but with sheer over-sleeves. She wears something like a partlet to convert a sqaure décolletage into an even more alluring sweetheart décolletage in this 1816 Lawrence portrait.
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Jan 11, 2011, 1:52 AM
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