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Wallis Simpson, The Duchess of Windsor, 1936, by Cecil Beaton

Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) USA wife of Ex-King Edward VIII “David” UK, Duchess of Windsor by Cecil Beaton,

Cecil Beaton's Scrapbook | From a unique collection of antique and modern books at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/books/

Cecil Beaton's Scrapbook

Fred Wessel

Fred Wessel is a Professor of Printmaking at the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, where he teaches drawing, tempera painting and lithography. He also leads workshops in Italy to paint and study the Italian Renaissance.

British Women Writers Association: gives scholarly research and links to 17th and 18th century primary documents.

Regency Personalities Series-Lady Mary Coke, 6 February 1727 – 30 September via The Things That Catch My Eye

"Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you; but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder."   ...on your nose

Young redhead girl with a pink butterfly on her nose. Kidspiration by Femke Reijerman - Carefully selected by Gorgonia www.

Duchess of Argyll | Elizabeth, Duchess of Argyll with her son, by William Henry Mote ...

by William Henry Mote, after William Salter Herrick stipple engraving published 1885 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Georgiana ~ The Duchess of Devonshire by Gainsborough 1783. This portrait was stolen by Adam Worth.....he slept with it under his mattress for 20 years.

Going to See Cassandra’s Portrait of Her Sister Jane Austen

Cartwheel hats, modelled by Mrs. Charles Sweeny (later Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll) and Lady Pamela Smith, 1935

Cartwheel hats, modelled by Mrs. Charles Sweeny (later Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll) and Lady Pamela Smith, 1935

Elizabeth Gunning, 1st Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon - Portrait by Gavin Hamilton commissioned by James Hamilton, 6th Duke of Hamilton

Gavin Hamilton Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton, 1733 - 1790 1752 / 1753 Elizabeth Gunning was a celebrity beauty who caused a sensation when she and her equally attractive sister were.