Dorothy Walpole (1686–1726), Viscountess Townshend

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Title

Dorothy Walpole (1686–1726), Viscountess Townshend

Subject

Walpole, Dorothy Walpole, England, first prime minister, upper-class lady, 18th century, noble, nobility, Charles Jervis, Robert Walpole, Charles Townshend

Description

A painting of Dorothy Townshend (nee Walpole) sister of England first de facto prime minister Robert Walpole and step-grandmother to Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who degreed the infamous Townshend Acts on the American Colonies.

Creator

Charles Jervas (c.1675–1739)

Source

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Date

1718

Contributor

Ben Richardson

Rights

Can be used with permission of the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Format

Painting, H 127 x W 103.8 cm

Type

Still Image

Identifier

DPG567

Files

mrs_walpole.jpg

Citation

Charles Jervas (c.1675–1739), “Dorothy Walpole (1686–1726), Viscountess Townshend,” Enlightenmens, accessed February 7, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/402.

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