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Lady Winifred Herbert (c.1680–1749), Countess of Nithsdale

Photo credit: Traquair Charitable Trust

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Lady Winifred Herbert, Countess of Nithsdale, was the daughter of the Marquis of Powis. She famously arranged the escape of her husband, the 5th Earl of Nithsdale, whom she had married in 1699, from the Tower of London on 23rd February 1716.

Traquair House

Innerleithen


Date

c.1690

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 125 x W 100.4 cm

Accession number

PCF3

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Lady Winifred Herbert, Countess of Nithsdale Daughter of the Marquis of Powis, Escape from Tower 23rd February 1716 Died in 1749


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