This young lady is named Dinah Dalton and she was twenty years old when this portrait was taken, possibly to mark her betrothal or her marriage. Dinah is wearing a rose pink silk dress with a draped bodice and a fur-trimmed royal blue shawl. Her brown hair is curled and arranged in tight ringlets.
The portrait is presented in the original gilt-metal frame with a decorative border and hanging ring. The frame is engraved on the reverse with her details – ‘Dinah Dalton / December 1829 / AEt 20’.
Item Ref. 5506
Size: framed, 80 x 66mm