Rosalind Frances (née Stanley), Countess of Carlisle(1845-1921), Promoter of women's political rights and of temperance reform; wife of 9th Earl of Carlisle; daughter of 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley
Sitter in 5 portraits
Known as 'The Radical Countess', Rosalind Frances Howard (née Stanley) was a campaigner for women's suffrage and temperance reform. She married George Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle, a politician, long-serving Trustee of the National Gallery, and an accomplished artist in 1864.
by George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle
by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 June 1861
after Richard Morris Smith
photograph of drawing, 13 December 1894
by H. Walter Barnett
bromide print on card mount, 1900s
by Southwell Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
- Katherine Louisa (née Stanley), Viscountess Amberley (sister)
- George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle (husband)
- Charles James Stanley Howard, 10th Earl of Carlisle (son)
- Dorothy Georgiana (née Howard), Lady Henley (daughter)
- Lady Mary Henrietta Howard (daughter)
- Geoffrey William Algernon Howard (son)
- Edward John Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley (father)
- Henrietta Maria Stanley (née Dillon-Lee), Lady Stanley of Alderley (mother)
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