Possibly Elizabeth Collett, Mrs John Durbin (1737-1759) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), inscribed 'Lady Durbin No.1', although possibly the second wife, Mary, 1759. A portrait of a young woman in a painted oval, half-length, turned to the right, gazing at spectator. Elizabeth Collett married Sir John Durbin (1734-1814) [he was not knighted till 1778 - after her death]; they were parents of Eliza Durbin (1756-1822) the first wife of the Reverend Abraham Durbin, 5th Bt (1755-1842).
NTPL Ref. No
ELIZA, 1st WIFE OF JOHN DURBIN (1737-1762)
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