Sophia Countess Granville Viscountess Carteret, Baroness Carteret of Hawnes.Wife to John Earl Granville...
Publish'd as the Act Directs 1755.
Copper Engraving, 325 x 225mm, 12¾ x 8¾".
Sophia Carteret (née Fermor), Countess Granville (1721 - 1745), second wife of John Carteret, 1st Earl Granville, Secretary of State. In a decorative oval frame surrounded by roses, on a lettered pedestal. Sophia was described by Lady M. W. Montagu as having ‘few equals in beauty or graces’; died of fever in October 1745 aged 25, a few weeks after the birth of her daughter Sophia. After Christian Friedrich Zincke (1684? - 1767).
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