1780 (published) Lady Elizabeth Compton by Matthew William Peters (Pyms Gallery)

Her article from thepeerage states she became a Countess late in her life.

Elizabeth Compton wears very high coiffure ornamented with a top piece, sheer fabric, and draped pearls as well as a fichu in this Peters portrait. A bow that matches her arm bands decorate her dress.

Keywords:  Peters, Elizabeth Compton, Compton family, Cavendish family, Countess, British, high straight coiffure, jeweled ribbon headdress, fichu, vee neckline, square neckline, bows, accordion sleeves, arm bands

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