1779-1780 Lady Emilia Kerr by George Romney (Tate Collection - London UK) Tate Collection

This portrait appears in thepeerage as "Lady Wilhelmina Frances Kerr" (click on the camera icon to open a version of this portrait) while the Tate Collection lists this image as "Lady Emilia Kerr." 

British casual hung on for decades - a unique style that was loose but opulent as can be seen with this Lady's dress. But revolution is coming.

Keywords:  1779, Romney, Lady Wilhelmina Kerr, Lady Emilia Kerr, Kerr family, McLeod family, British, high straight coiffure, ribbon headdress, chemise, modesty piece, over-dress, criss-cross bodice, vee neckline, arm bands, wrap


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