1775 Mrs. Richard Crofts, née Harriett Darell, by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Dixon Gallery and Gardens - Memphis, Tennessee, USA)

According to manfamily.org/about/other-families/crofts-family/, "RICHARD CROFTS was the son of William Crofts and Mary Decker. He married Harriett, daughter of John Darell, of York Street, St. James’s Square, London. He died on 4 August 1783, and is buried at West Herling. She died in 1828. They had issue an only child, and sole heir, Harriett Crofts, who married in August 1793, Sir John Sebright, 5th Bart., of Besford, Worcestershire.

Richard and Harriett Crofts had an only child, and sole heir, Harriett Crofts, who married in August 1793 Sir John Sebright, 7th Baronet of Besford, Worcestershire.”

Richard Crofts’ (Croftes’) Wikipedia article is here. He was an MP.

From dixon.org/the-dixon-post/posts/mrs-crofts-secret.

1775 Mrs. Richard Crofts, née Harriett Darell, by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Dixon Gallery and Gardens - Memphis, Tennessee, USA) From dixon.org:the-dixon-post:posts:mrs-crofts-secret

Harriett Crofts wears a changeable fabric dress with flamboyant sleeves, but without a bertha, flounces, or frills under a complex coiffure.

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