Mary and Elizabeth Beauclerk by Diana Beauclerk and etched by F. Bartolozzi (Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University - New Haven, Connecticut, USA)

Twin daughters of Diana Spencer, the artist, Mary had a scandalous life. Mary's article in thepeerage, followed by Elizabeth's is here.

From goodgentlewoman.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/mary-and-elizabeth-beauclerk.

Mary and Elizabeth Beauclerk by Diana Beauclerk and etched by F. Bartolozzi (Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University - New Haven, Connecticut, USA)

The Ladies Beauclerk wear 1780s coifures under the wide caps that had to be worn to cover them. The bodice of the Lady facing has a vee waistline and a plain neckline.

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