Only Connect - Charles Mathews <> Madame Vestris

How are these sitters connected?

Charles Mathews
by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
circa 1830
NPG 3097(2)

Madame Vestris
by Samuel Lover
circa 1826
NPG 2786

The connection
Eliza Vestris and her husband the actor Charles James Mathews (son of Charles Mathews senior) gave regular theatrical performances for Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle.

Find out more about Mathews connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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