ca. 1797 Princess Charlotte, the Princess Royal, later Queen Charlotte of Württemberg by Peltro William Tomkins (Lowell Lisbon Ltd.) close up

From the Lowell Lisbon 2012 auction catalogue.

ca. 1797 Princess Charlotte, the Princess Royal, later Queen Charlotte of Württemberg by Peltro William Tomkins (auctioned by Lowell Lisbon Ltd.) close up r

Charlotte is dressed in the awkward court dress of the late 1700s when English Ladies' court dress was cast adrift by the French Revolution. Compare to her sister in-law's 1795 court dress.

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