1840 Mary Shelley by Richard Rothwell (National Portrait Gallery - London, UK)

From Wikimedia; increased exposure. Also posted to Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s New Subalbum here.

1840 Mary Shelley by Richard Rothwell (National Portrait Gallery - London, UK) Wm increased exposure

The given date is 1840, but the dress looks more like 1830 with the ferroniere, natural waistline and off shoulder sweetheart and straight neckline.

Keywords:  Rothwell, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Godwin family, Shelley family, British, straight coiffure, ferroniere, chemise, modesty piece, off shoulder straight neckline, bodice, off shoulder sweetheart neckline, brooch, full sleeves, arm bands, waist band, natural waistline

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