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Blow, Isabella [née Isabella Delves Broughton] (1958–2007), fashion journalist and stylist, was born on 19 November 1958 at the London Clinic, 20 Devonshire Place, Westminster, the eldest child in the family of three daughters and a son of Major Sir Evelyn Delves Broughton, ...

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Isabella Blow (1958–2007) by Mario Testino, 1998 Mario Testino / Art Partner; hat by Philip Treacy

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Devas [née Macnamara; other married name Shephard], Nicolette (1911–1987), author and artist, was born on 1 February 1911 in London. She was the eldest of the four children of Francis Macnamara (1884–1946), an Irish eccentric, poet, and landowner, of Ennistymon House, co. Clare...

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Duncombe [née Highmore], Susanna (1725–1812), artist and poet, was born on 5 December 1725 at the Two Lions, 24 Holborn Row, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, the second child of Joseph Highmore (1692–1780), a painter, and his wife, Susanna Hiller (1689/90–1750) [see...

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See Quennell, Charles Henry Bourne

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Elizabeth Postuma Simcoe (1762–1850) by Mary Anne Burges, 1790 Burges / National Archives of Canada / C-081931

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Simcoe [née Gwillim], Elizabeth Postuma (1762–1850), diarist and artist, was born in September 1762 and baptized on 22 September at Aldwincle, Northamptonshire, the only child of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Gwillim (bap. 1726, d. 1762?) and Elizabeth Spinckes (bap. 1723, d. 1762)...

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Somerville, Edith Anna Œnone (1858–1949), writer and artist, born on 2 May 1858 in Corfu where her father was stationed with his regiment, was the eldest of the eight children of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Henry Somerville (1824–1898) and his wife, Adelaide Eliza Coghill (1831–1895)...

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Edith Anna Œnone Somerville (1858–1949) by unknown photographer, 1922 private collection / National Portrait Gallery, London