A Welsh heiress, Frances Puleston was married in 1786 to Bryan Cooke, of Owston (Yorkshire), Member of Parliament for Malton. Sittings for the present portrait are recorded in 1787 and and the picture was paid for in 1791
Lewis Thomas Watson (Mary Elizabeth Milles, Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, Plympton London) Date: 1789 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 50 x 40 in. x cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs.
Oil painting - The Three Eldest Daughers of George III: Princesses Charlotte Augusta Matilda, Augusta Sophia, and Elizabeth (after Thomas Gainsborough) - Victoria & Albert Museum - Search the Collections