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The Duke of Devonshire's Russian Drowski (Car), 1823

William George Spencer Cavendish (1790-1858), eldest son of the 5th Duke and the 6th Duke of Devonshire. He never married and although had mistresses, he never bore any children. Died at Hardwick Hall. This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting them into a 4 volume copy of…