From www.wikipaintings.org/en/joshua-reynolds/. I cannot locate a higher-quality version of this image.
British casual style dresses did not change for decades, even if the coiffures did as seen in this 1781 Reynolds portrait of Lady Elizabeth Compton.
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Jul 29, 2012, 12:00 AM
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