Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, and her child. Georgiana Cavendish (1757-1806), born Georgiana Spencer, was the first wife of the 5th Duke of Devonshire and a celebrated socialite of her day. She is shown here with her first child, Georgiana Dorothy Cavendish (1783-1858), later the Duchess of Carlisle. Before this child, there had been numerous miscarriages. This engraving is by the US engraver Timothy Cole (1852-1931), and is based on the 1784 oil painting by British artist Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1786 and now held at Chatsworth House.
© MIRIAM AND IRA D. WALLACH DIVISION OF ART, PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Princess Amelia of Brunswick and Her Daughter Princess Charlotte, 1919. Artist: George Hayter
Princess Amelia of Brunswick and Her Daughter Princess Charlotte, 1919. Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel (1768-1821), best known as Caroline of Brunswick, was Queen of the United Kingdom as the wife of King George IV (1762-1830). Pictured here with her daughter Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796-1817). From The Connoisseur Volume LV [Otto Limited, London, 1919]
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Blanch de la Tour, daughter of Edward III, from her monument in the Chapel of St. Edward. . Handcolored engraving from Civil Costume of England from the Conquest to the Present Period drawn by Charles Martin and etched by Leopold Martin, London, Henry Bohn, 1842. The costumes were drawn from tapestries, monumental effigies, illuminated manuscripts and portraits. Charles and Leopold Martin were the sons of the romantic artist and mezzotint engraver John Martin (1789-1854).
© Florilegius / Mary Evans