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Argyll Collection

Background imageArgyll Collection: Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland

Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland
Panoramic view of Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland - The view from Gallow Hill

Background imageArgyll Collection: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their Children

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their Children
Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Prince Consort Albert (1819-1961) and their Family (from top left, going across and then down): Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa)

Background imageArgyll Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1

British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1914 (c). Associated with Princess Louises Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Recruits wanted. Date: 1914

Background imageArgyll Collection: Advertisement for Libertys new shops, London

Advertisement for Libertys new shops, London
An advertisement for Libertys new shops about to open in Argyll Place, off Regent Street, London. Liberty & Co have had the exterior and interior built in 16th century style

Background imageArgyll Collection: Princess Louise

Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) shown in the late 1860s with a pet dog. Louise was the fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Background imageArgyll Collection: Argyll, Scotland - Lochgoilhead and Loch Lomond

Argyll, Scotland - Lochgoilhead and Loch Lomond
Argyll, Scotland - the small Scottish town of Lochgoilhead and Loch Lomond, seen from the north and surrounded by towering pine trees. circa 1910s

Background imageArgyll Collection: Loch Fad, Isle of Bute, Bute & Argyll, Scotland

Loch Fad, Isle of Bute, Bute & Argyll, Scotland Date: circa 1907

Background imageArgyll Collection: Susies Castle - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland

Susies Castle - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland
Susies Castle - the home of Hermit Susan McGlone (1847-1929) - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland - the upturned half-hull of a disused fishing-smack. Date: circa 1909

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mrs Whighams Ascot Party

Mrs Whighams Ascot Party
A group at a house party held by Mrs George Hay Whigham at her home at Ascot, during Ascot Week. From left, Mr, C. Moore, Miss Margaret Whigham (Mrs Whighams daughter, later the Duchess of Argyll)

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mrs Charles Sweeny as Astrae the Star-Maiden

Mrs Charles Sweeny as Astrae the Star-Maiden
Mrs Charles Sweeny, formerly Miss Margaret Whigham and later the Duchess of Argyll (1912 - 1993), pictured as Astrae, the Star-Maiden for the Olympian Party at Claridges on 5 March 1935 in aid of

Background imageArgyll Collection: Royal Wedding 1871 - wedding cake

Royal Wedding 1871 - wedding cake
A magnificent royal wedding cake for the wedding of Princess Louise to the Marquis of Lorne in 1871, made by Queen Victorias chief confectioner at Windsor Castle

Background imageArgyll Collection: Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
1904

Background imageArgyll Collection: Lady Charlotte Bury - 1

Lady Charlotte Bury - 1
Lady CHARLOTTE SUSAN MARIA BURY, daughter of the 6th duke of Argyll, wife (1) of Colonel John Campbell, (2) rev Edward Bury. Not just a pretty face, she wrote poetry and stuff. Date: 1756 - 1861

Background imageArgyll Collection: George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll
GEORGE DOUGLAS CAMPBELL, 8TH DUKE OF ARGYLL (1823 - 1900), Statesman and scientist Date: 1869

Background imageArgyll Collection: Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll

Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
Princess Louise (1848-1939), Duchess of Argyll. Louise was Queen Victorias fourth daughter and sixth child. She married the Duke of Argyll in 1871 and was the only one of Victoria

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mrs and Mrs Charles Sweeny at The Embassy Club

Mrs and Mrs Charles Sweeny at The Embassy Club
Mr and Mrs Charles Sweeny (Mrs Charles Sweeny was formerly Miss Margaret Whigham and later the infamous Duchess of Argyll)

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mrs Charles Sweeny contemplating her portrait

Mrs Charles Sweeny contemplating her portrait
Mrs Charles Sweeny (1912 - 1993), formerly Miss Margaret Whigham and later the Duchess of Argyll, pictured looking at her own portrait in an exhibition of work by the portraitist Molly Bishop at

Background imageArgyll Collection: Lochgilphead Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

Lochgilphead Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
Vintage 19th century photograph: Lochgilphead is a town and former burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

Background imageArgyll Collection: Toward Village near Dunoon

Toward Village near Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll & Bute, Scotland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageArgyll Collection: Hunters Quay, Argyll & Bute, Scotland

Hunters Quay, Argyll & Bute, Scotland, with a paddle steamer approaching the pier. Date: circa 1900

Background imageArgyll Collection: Servants at Reipole House, Loch Sunart, Argyll, Scotland

Servants at Reipole House, Loch Sunart, Argyll, Scotland
Group of six servants at Reipole House, Loch Sunart, Argyll, Scotland. circa 1895

Background imageArgyll Collection: HMS Argyll, British protected cruiser

HMS Argyll, British protected cruiser
HMS Argyll, British Devonshire class protected cruiser. Date: circa 1910

Background imageArgyll Collection: The Queen and Prince Philip at Stirling Castle

The Queen and Prince Philip at Stirling Castle
Queen Elizabeth II talking to Old Comrades of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders at a parade and presentation of regimental colours to the 7th & 9th Battalions at Stirling Castle during a visit to

Background imageArgyll Collection: Glen of Weeping, Glencoe, Scotland

Glen of Weeping, Glencoe, Scotland
Glen of Weeping - Glen Coe - a glen in the Highlands of Scotland. It lies in the southern part of the Lochaber committee area of Highland Council, and was formerly part of the county of Argyll

Background imageArgyll Collection: Fishermens Cottages, Portincaple - Loch Long

Fishermens Cottages, Portincaple - Loch Long
Fishermens Cottages (still there!) and the view west from Portincaple to Loch Goil, with Loch Long in foreground. Date: 1908

Background imageArgyll Collection: Billy Daniels at the Palladium

Billy Daniels at the Palladium
The exterior of the London Palladium on Argyll Street. Billy Daniels, American singer and entertainer, is headlining with accompanist Benny Payne. Date: 1952

Background imageArgyll Collection: England / Nether Stowey

England / Nether Stowey
A young female rambler takes time out to sit and rest and admire the fine view over the village of Nether Stowey, Somerset, nestling at the foot of the Quantock Hills

Background imageArgyll Collection: John Duke of Argyll

John Duke of Argyll
JOHN CAMPBELL, duke of ARGYLL and Greenwich soldier and statesman with his autograph

Background imageArgyll Collection: Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Date: late 19th century

Background imageArgyll Collection: Margaret Whigham & Charles Sweeny engagement at The Embassy

Margaret Whigham & Charles Sweeny engagement at The Embassy
Miss Margaret Whigham and Mr Charles Sweeny at a party at the Embassy Club to celebrate their engagement in December 1932

Background imageArgyll Collection: Margaret Whigham as The Precious One at the Gay Party

Margaret Whigham as The Precious One at the Gay Party
Miss Margaret Whigham, celebrated debutante and it girl, later Mrs Charles Sweeny and then the Duchess of Argyll, whose divorce case in 1963 scandalised the country

Background imageArgyll Collection: Confessions by Camera, Ms Charles Sweeny

Confessions by Camera, Ms Charles Sweeny
Page from The Sketch, part of a series entitled, Confessions by Camera. This one features Mrs Charles Sweeny, former deb of the year and it girl

Background imageArgyll Collection: Margaret Whigham & Mrs Colclough, Best of Everything Ball

Margaret Whigham & Mrs Colclough, Best of Everything Ball
Miss Margaret Whigham and Mrs Colclough displaying British gloves, stockings and scarves at the Best of Everything Dinner

Background imageArgyll Collection: Margaret Whigham at the British Porcelain Ball

Margaret Whigham at the British Porcelain Ball
Margaret Whigham (1912 - 1993), British society figure, debutante of the year in 1930. Later Mrs Charles Sweeny, after marrying the American golfer, and then Duchess of Argyll

Background imageArgyll Collection: Margaret Whigham with poodles Gabi & Suki by Madame Yevonde

Margaret Whigham with poodles Gabi & Suki by Madame Yevonde
Margaret Whigham (1912 - 1993), British society figure, debutante of the year in 1930. Later Mrs Charles Sweeny, after marrying the American golfer, and then Duchess of Argyll

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mrs Charles Sweeny & Lady Dunn at Sandwich

Mrs Charles Sweeny & Lady Dunn at Sandwich
Mrs Charles Sweeny, looking as chic as ever, with Lady Dunn (rocking a rather fabulous jumpsuit) and her daughter, Countess John de Bendern at Whites Club golf tournament at Sandwich

Background imageArgyll Collection: Margaret Whigham, Jeanne Stourton at Vacanis matinee

Margaret Whigham, Jeanne Stourton at Vacanis matinee
A group dressed as lawn tennis girls of the 1880s for the charity matinee performance at the Pavilion Theatre of pupils of Madame Vacanis dancing school

Background imageArgyll Collection: Society at the Cataract Hotel, Assuan (Aswan), Egypt

Society at the Cataract Hotel, Assuan (Aswan), Egypt
Group of well-known people at the Cataract Hotel in Aswan, near the huge dam. Pictured are Sir Oliver Duncan (in white hat), Delia de Bagno, the Marquess of Huntly, Lady Joan Villiers

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mrs Charles Sweeny & Miss Jeanne Stourton at Maggy Rouff

Mrs Charles Sweeny & Miss Jeanne Stourton at Maggy Rouff
Miss Jeanne Stourton seated next to Mrs Charles Sweeny (formerly Miss Margaret Whigham, later the Duchess of Argyll), who she closely resembled, at a Maggy Rouff dress show in 1937

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mrs Charles Sweeny and daughter

Mrs Charles Sweeny and daughter
Mrs Charles Sweeny, formerly Miss Margaret Whigham and later, on her second marriage, Duchess of Argyll, pictured with her daughter Frances

Background imageArgyll Collection: Poulsens river club at Datchet

Poulsens river club at Datchet
Double page spread from The Bystander showing the new Poulsens club at Datchet with seemingly the whole of London society having a jolly time

Background imageArgyll Collection: Margaret Whigham at Ascot with her boater and ruches muff

Margaret Whigham at Ascot with her boater and ruches muff
Celebrated society it girl, Miss Margaret Whigham, later Mrs Charles Sweeny and then the infamous Duchess of Argyll pictured at Ascot in June 1931 wearing an unusual boater style hat

Background imageArgyll Collection: Miss Margaret Whigham and her parents

Miss Margaret Whigham and her parents
Miss Margaret Whigham, later Mrs Charles Sweeny and then Duchess of Argyll, pictured with her parents Mr and Mrs George Hay Whigham at a a ball they held at their house, Queens Hill

Background imageArgyll Collection: Mr & Mrs Charles Sweeny

Mr & Mrs Charles Sweeny
Mr Charles Sweeny with his wife, the former Miss Margaret Whigham (later Duchess of Argyll), seen at the opening night of the Cafe de Paris

Background imageArgyll Collection: Argyll Street, Dunoon

Argyll Street, Dunoon

Background imageArgyll Collection: Dunoon Argyll Street probably 1920s

Dunoon Argyll Street probably 1920s

Background imageArgyll Collection: Sergeant and Bugler, 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Sergeant and Bugler, 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - Boer War Military print, photo by Gregory and Co

Background imageArgyll Collection: Advert, Coxeter & Sons Ltd, Oxford

Advert, Coxeter & Sons Ltd, Oxford
Advert, Coxeter & Sons Ltd, New Road Motor Works, Oxford Date: 1907



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