Miniature of Lady Frances Ann Emily Vane, later Spencer Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1822-99). She has tightly curled brown hair falling over her bare shoulders and is wearing a white lace trim dress with blue embellishment. Watercolour on ivory attributed to Sir William Charles Ross C1830. It is set within a wooden frame with embossed gilded metal edges and her coronet abover. Lady Frances was the Grandmother of Winston Churchill.
Provenance: sitter's daughter Lady Rosamund Jane Frances Spencer Churchill by family descent