Only Connect - Charles Mathews <> Madame Vestris
How are these sitters connected?
by Edwin Landseer
by Samuel Lover
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.
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