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