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Honora Edgeworth (née Sneyd)

(1753-1780), Wife of Richard Lovell Edgeworth

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Serena Reading (possibly Charlotte Sargent (née Bettesworth); formerly called Honora Edgeworth (née Sneyd)), by James Hopwood Sr, published by  Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, after  George Romney - NPG D10675

Serena Reading (possibly Charlotte Sargent (née Bettesworth); formerly called Honora Edgeworth (née Sneyd))

by James Hopwood Sr, published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1 October 1811
NPG D10675

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Morton Paley

25 January 2016, 02:43

It has been established for some time that Romney's original, of which this engraving is a copy of a detail, cannot have been of Honora Sneyd. The two original versions are not portraits but subject pictures related to William Hayley's "The Triumphs of Temper," end entitled "Serena reading."

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