1692 Rachel Russell, Duchess of Devonshire by Sir Godfrey Kneller (Hardwick Hall - Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here. She was this Rachel Cavendish’s mother.

From georgianera.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/the-duchesses-of-devonshire-in-the-long-eighteenth-century shadows inc. exp./.

Rachel Russell (1674-1725), Duchess of Devonshire

Lady Rachel is basically wearing a chemise and robe in this Kneller portrait.

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