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Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon (1733-1790), Famous Irish beauty and society hostess; wife of firstly 6th Duke of Hamilton and secondly 5th Duke of Argyll

Sitter in 13 portraits
Celebrated beauty, second of the three famous Gunning sisters. She married James, Duke of Hamilton, surreptitiously, at Dr Keith's Mayfair Chapel; the ring was taken from a bed curtain. Her second marriage was to John, Duke of Argyll. Queen Charlotte was jealous of the king's admiration for her.

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Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Francis Cotes
pastel on blue paper laid down on canvas, 1751
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D7113

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon when Duchess of Hamilton

by Richard Houston, printed for and sold by Robert Sayer, after Gavin Hamilton
mezzotint, mid 18th century
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D7111

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Richard Houston, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, (1751)
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D7115

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by John Finlayson, after Katharine Read
mezzotint, published 1770
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D7116

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by John Finlayson, after Katharine Read
mezzotint, published 1770
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D7117

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by John Finlayson, after Katharine Read
mezzotint, published 1770
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D7118

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Robert Lawrie (Lowry), published by Robert Sayer, after Katharine Read
mezzotint, published 25 February 1771
NPG D7118

D2504

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Richard Houston, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, (1751)
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D2505

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Richard Brookshaw, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, (1751)
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D2529

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Richard Houston, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, (1751)
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Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Richard Brookshaw, published by Robert Sayer, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, (1751)
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D2530

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon

by Richard Houston, after Gavin Hamilton
mezzotint, (circa 1752)
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D7114

Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon when Duchess of Hamilton

by John Faber Jr, after Gavin Hamilton
mezzotint, published 1753
NPG D7114