"Louisa Barbarina Mansel, Lady Vernon", Thomas Gainsborough, 1763-67 National Trust (Sudbury Hall) 653233
Carlotta del Belgio
Richard Cumberland by George Romney oil on canvas, circa 1776 National Portrait Gallery
The Honorable Mrs. Lewis Thomas Watson (Mary Elizabeth Milles), 1789, by Joshua Reynolds. Mrs. Lewis Thomas Watson was the only daughter and heiress of Richard Milles. The white muslin dress and black satin hat were the height of fashion.
Vanity mirror used by tragic 18th century society beauty, 27, who died of make-up poisoning sells for £300,000
Beauty: Tragic Maria Gunning, the former Countess of Coventry was the 18th century celebrity who made men faint in awe of her beauty but her love of lead-based make-up stole her looks and eventually killed her