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Beresford, Louisa

Louisa Beresford, Marchioness of Waterford, Lady Waterford (nee Louisa Anne Stewart) (1818-1891), great-granddaughter of the writer, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, a gifted water colour painter, 75 of her portraits are held by the National Portrait Gallery. She was taught by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and attended classes by John Ruskin. As a philanthropist with an interest in the welfare of the tenants on her estate at Ford, Northumberland, she redesigned the village.

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