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Was she a beauty or not?

by on Aug.19, 2013, under Blog posts

Caricature of the Duchess of Devonshire with Lady Crewe by Thomas Rowlandson.

“The Devonshire, or the Most Approved Method of Securing Votes” by Thomas Rowlandson, 1784. Lady Crewe is on the left; on the right is her friend, The Duchess of Devonshire.

Today I’m at Romancing the Past, discussing the Whig hostess Frances, Lady Crewe, and her highly changeable looks. Was she a beauty or not?

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