ca. 1765 Miss Theodosia Magill (1744-1817), afterwards Countess of Clanwilliam by Thomas Gainsborough (National Museum of Northern Ireland - Belfast, UK)

Her Wikipedia article is here; her article in thepeerage, listing descendants, is here.

According to the National Museum of Northern Ireland’s notes, this was painted commemorate Theodosia Magill's marriage to Sir John Meade in 1765.

From nmni.com/collections/art/paintings/belumu5067 shadows; enlarged by half. Also posted to the Reign of Louis XV - 1715 to 1774 here.

ca. 1765 Miss Theodosia Magill (1744-1817), afterwards Countess of Clanwilliam by Thomas Gainsborough (National Museum of Northern Ireland - Belfast, UK) From nmni.com:collections:art:paintings:belumu5067 shadows X 1.5

The middle 1700s was the era of square necklines large engageantes on both sides of the English Channel.

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