1780-1781 Frances Woodley by George Romney (Kingston Lacy - Wimborne Minster, Dorset, UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here.

From bbc.co; image enlarged by half.

1780-1781 Frances Woodley by George Romney (Kingston Lacy - Wimborne Minster, Dorset, UK) X 1.5

British casual, such as Lady Woodley's seen here, persisted for decades and it foreshadows the classically-inspired Directoire and Empire styles.

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