This portrait was shown at the first-ever Society of Artists exhibition held in London in 1760. It was clearly intended to display both his skill and his theory of portraiture. Elizabeth Gunning was a famous Irish beauty, …
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In 1963 a great scandal erupted in Britain. During the divorce case against Margaret Campbell, the Duchess of Argyll, the public learned that she had extramarital affairs with some eighty-eight men. Polaroids were …
Written by Thomas Adès, directed by Antony McDonald, accompanied by the Ulster Orchestra, and conducted by Nicholas Chalmers, this piece tells the story of the divorce and salacious sex scandals of the Duchess of
Absent certainly has an intriguing starting point, that of the socialite Duchess of Argyll’s years-long stay at a London hotel in the Seventies. Here the idea has been respun with a dreamy twist: a young Margaret checks …
Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A dapper American airlines executive has been identified as the "headless man" who appeared in sexually-explicit photos with famed British socialite Margaret Campbell back in 1963. Writing for The Daily …
Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll
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Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
A half-century before Anthony Weiner's indiscreet tweets and Kim Kardashian's sex tape, there were the pornographic Polaroids belonging to Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll. Thomas Adès's 1995 opera …
Louise was educated at home with her siblings and developed a strong interest in the arts. In 1863, the Queen permitted Louise to enroll at The National Art Training School, to pursue her interests and she became a very …
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
Seven years after a scandalous divorce trial, a society journalist has come to interview the Duchess of Argyll, flattering her first by calling her “a great reminder of a glorious society.” But as she asks about and records the …
She was a major advocate for British nursing. 16. Princess Louise of the United Kingdom (1848-1939), later Duchess of Argyll, was the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She broke with tradition …
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