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 "Powder Her Face" tells the scandal-strewn …
Wall Street Journal · ByLizzie Simon · 2/11/2013
In 2006, the Duchess of Argyll lost a bag containing more than $150,000 worth of jewelry at Glasgow Airport after returning home from a jaunt in London. Among the items lost included a diamond tiara, a Cartier brooch, and emerald ring and pearl earrings.
Time News Feed · ByErica Ho · 6/22/2012
If you did bestow a naked Polaroid or print upon your beloved (yes, such things happened, even then - as the notorious photo of the Duchess of Argyll proves), it lived under lock and key. But now pornography is online and readily accessible, to the point ...
Sydney Morning Herald · 10/11/2014
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Two of the most spectacular wedding dresses on display are the 1933 Norman Harnell dress created for Margaret Whigham who became the Duchess of Argyll, and the 1934 Charles James elegant creation worn by Barbara ‘Baba’ Beaton, in ivory silk-satin.
Guardian LV · 4/29/2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas Ades wanted to be provocative in his first opera, “Powder Her Face,” when he composed a scene in which he musically depicts a sex act between the Duchess of Argyll and a waiter. Not enough for director Jay Scheib, who …
Salon · ByRonald Blum · 2/17/2013
ROME – A Paul Gauguin still life stolen from a wealthy collector's ... said the story of treasures was remarkable but not unprecedented. In 2006, the Duchess of Argyll lost a tiara, a diamond Cartier brooch and other jewels at Glasgow Airport.
FOX News · 4/3/2014
"I'm absolutely amazed," the Duchess of Argyll, 68, said in a statement. "I thought that after six years I'd lost them forever. [The jewels] were absolutely irreplaceable, so I'm incredibly delighted. The tiara was a Victorian family one and the necklace ...
Yahoo News · ByAlon Harish · 6/20/2012
The castle’s owners, the Duke and Duchess of Argyll, revealed they had been given special permission to utilise their Downton links as part of a year-long tourism drive. New publicity leaflets for the castle, on the shores of Loch Fyne in Argyll ...
The Times · 5/24/2013
Visitors will admire the dresses worn by various duchesses of the British crown, including the satin and silk gown worn by Margaret, Duchess of Argyll at her wedding in 1933. Dita Von Teese and Gwen Stefani also lent their bridal attire to the museum for ...
The Huffington Post · 4/28/2014
Then there is a wedding dress by the British designer Norman Hartnell for Margaret Whigham, later the Duchess of Argyll, for her wedding in 1933 to Charles Sweeny. The train is lavish in a rich cream color and measures 11.8 feet. It looks a bit like a ...
Daily Beast · 5/7/2014

Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll

Duchess of Argyll
Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, was a well-known British socialite, best remembered for a celebrated divorce case in 1963 from her second hu…
Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, was a well-known British socialite, best remembered for a celebrated divorce case in 1963 from her second husband, the 11th Duke of Argyll, which featured salacious photographs and scandalous stories.
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