Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope

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Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope, by Robert Jacob Hamerton, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Richard Bentley, 1830s? - NPG D5409 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope

by Robert Jacob Hamerton, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Richard Bentley
lithograph, 1830s?
9 in. x 5 5/8 in. (230 mm x 144 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D5409


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  • Richard Bentley (1794-1871), Printer and publisher. Artist associated with 62 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Robert Jacob Hamerton (active 1831-1858), Painter and lithographer. Artist associated with 4 portraits.
  • Charles Joseph Hullmandel (1789-1850), Lithographic printer. Artist associated with 106 portraits.

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Lady Hester was shipwrecked off Rhodes in 1812, losing her entire wardrobe. She then adopted Turkish dress, as shown in this romanticised image of her with her ubiquitous pipe.

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