Mary Delany
(1700-1788)

Died aged c. 88

Mary Delany (née Granville) (14 May 1700 – 15 April 1788) was an English artist, letter-writer, and bluestocking, known for her "paper-mosaicks" and botanic drawing, needlework and her lively correspondence.

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From 1785 to 1788 Mrs Mary Delany (1700-1788) artist and friend of Royalty lived here in a house provided by King George III. A frequent visitor was the novelist and diarist Fanny Burney (1752-1840) while engaged as Keeper of the Robes to Queen Charlotte.

Windsor Castle Wall, St Albans Street, Windsor, United Kingdom where they lived