Introducing…PICTURES!

March 28, 2010 at 5:16 pm (people) (, , , , )


Ever wonder what some of the people this blog is concerned with looked like??

Sometimes the closest one gets is a silhouette, sometimes a quick sketch, but at other times you find a full oil portrait – like this Raeburn portrait of Spencer, Lord Compton used on a cover for a new reprint of a Georgette Heyer book.

Those posted online usually come from online sources – websites, books, catalogues, etc. And the current list can be seen by clicking on PORTRAITS on the menu above.

There is also a listing of known family portraits whose whereabouts are unknown to me. Any leads would be greatly appreciated!

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1 Comment

  1. Georgette Heyer’s BATH TANGLE | Two Teens in the Time of Austen said,

    […] Spencer Compton (Emma’s cousin; later the 2nd Marquess of Northampton) gracing the cover of a recent edition of a Georgette Heyer novel. Even so, it was a bit of a curious find when, searching for Lady Smith-Burgess, I stumbled upon […]

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