1783-1788 Lady Arabella Ward, née Crosbie by George Romney (National Gallery of Art - Washington, DC, USA)

Her article in thepeerage is here.

From the-athenaeum.


Here is a showcase of 1780s fashion with a bouffant ‘do, huge wide-brimmed hat, and a fichu filling in the neckline.

Keywords:  Romney, Arabella Crosbie, Arabella Ward, Crosbie family, Ward family, British, bouffant coiffure, ribboned hat, pleats, veil, fichu, vee neckline, bodice, U-neckline, long close sleeves, choker necklace

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