1742-1743 Lady Caroline Ponsonby, née Cavendish in costume veneziano by Jean Étienne Liotard (location unknown to gogm)

Her article in thepeerage is here. I can find no mention of overseas service in her husband's Wikipedia article. However, according to Liotard's Wikipedia article, Liotard did accompany an Earl of Bessborough, either her father-in-law or her husband, to Turkey. Maybe they went to Venice during this time.

From Wikimedia.

Lady Caroline wears a theatrical dress with a plunging décolletage over a partlet or a chemise that also has a partlet. Her dress appears to have tight sleeves that end in flared square-cut panels attached at a diagonal over sleeves from her chemise that droop down about 30 cm. Her dress also has a cape.

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