The Countess of Blessington.
Drawn by A.E. Chalon, R.A. ; Engraved by H.T. Ryall.
|Main Creator:||Ryall, Henry Thomas, 1811-1867 engraver.|
Marguerite or Margaret Gardiner, Countess of Blessingon, (1789-1849), née Powers, 2nd wife of Charles Gardiner, 1st Earl of Blessington, previously married to Captain Maurice St Leger Farmer (d.1817), writer and socialite, author of 'Conversations with Lord Byron'; nearly whole-length, full face, looking to right, seated, resting head on right hand and right elbow on arm of chair, frilled headdress, low gown with puffed sleeves and rose in bosom; octagonal frame.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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London : C. Tilt, Fleet Street, 1836.
One of two impressions of the same print. See EP BLES-MA (2A) III for more details about other impression.
Physical description: 1 print : stipple ; image 23 x 18.5 cm., sheet 34.6 x 26.7 cm., cropped within plate mark.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M.Elmes. - Dublin 1937, p. 19.
Engraving attributed to Henry Thomas Ryall, (1811-1867), after an original drawing by Alfred Edward Chalon, (1780-1860).
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|EP BLES-MA (2) III||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.