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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Dorothy Viscountess Townshend (1686-1726), Wife of 2nd Viscount Townshend

Second wife of Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, whom she married in 1713; sister of Sir Robert Walpole (q.v.).

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.