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A portrait by Gainsborough of Mary Graham.  Mary was Georgiana's closest friend (prior to Bess).  Gee loved Mary ferociously.

A portrait by Gainsborough of Mary Graham. Mary was Georgiana's closest friend (prior to Bess). Gee loved Mary ferociously.

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Elizabeth of Great Britain (1770-1840), daughter of George III of the United Kingdom and his wife Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was married to Friedrich of Hesse-Homburg and they had no children.

Elizabeth of Great Britain (1770-1840), daughter of George III of the United Kingdom and his wife Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was married to Friedrich of Hesse-Homburg and they had no children.

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Apricot gold silk open robe gown embroidered lace, fly fringe and pearls trim, and petticoat of cream silk. Complemented with pearl strand bracelets on both wrists. Detail from portrait of Mrs. Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754?–1823), 1778, Thomas Gainsborough. (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

Apricot gold silk open robe gown embroidered lace, fly fringe and pearls trim, and petticoat of cream silk. Complemented with pearl strand bracelets on both wrists. Detail from portrait of Mrs. Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754?–1823), 1778, Thomas Gainsborough. (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

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This portrait is the masterpiece of Gainsborough's early years. It was painted after his return home from London to Suffolk in 1748, soon after the marriage of Robert Andrews of the Auberies and Frances Carter of Ballingdon House, near Sudbury, in November of that year. http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/thomas-gainsborough-mr-and-mrs-andrews

This portrait is the masterpiece of Gainsborough's early years. It was painted after his return home from London to Suffolk in 1748, soon after the marriage of Robert Andrews of the Auberies and Frances Carter of Ballingdon House, near Sudbury, in November of that year. http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/thomas-gainsborough-mr-and-mrs-andrews

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