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Background imageScandal Collection: Josslyn and Idina Hay at Slains, their farm in Kenya

Josslyn and Idina Hay at Slains, their farm in Kenya
The Hon. Josslyn and Lady Idina Hay pictured at Slains, their 2000 acre farm in Gilgil, Kenya. Pictured from left are: The Hon. Josslyn Hay, Major Roberts, Major J. Grant, Lady Idina Hay, Mrs C

Background imageScandal Collection: Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960

Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960
Through a doctors eyes: a page of celebrities drawn by osteopath and gifted amateur artist Doctor Stephen Ward(1912-1963), as featured in The Illustrated London News in 1960

Background imageScandal Collection: Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes
A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA Holmes requests the photograph of Irene Adler: she is always THE woman. Date: First published: 1891

Background imageScandal Collection: Mr Percy Holden Illingworth, MP, and Lord Murray

Mr Percy Holden Illingworth, MP, and Lord Murray
Mr Percy Holden Illingworth, the chief whip for the Liberal Party pictured with Lord Murray whose purchase of the American Marconi shares had been leaked, causing much scandal at the time

Background imageScandal Collection: Holmes & Watson / Baker St

Holmes & Watson / Baker St
A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA Holmes and Watson at Baker Street

Background imageScandal Collection: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, by Dr. Stephen Ward, 1961

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, by Dr. Stephen Ward, 1961
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as drawn from life at Buckingham Palace by Doctor Stephen Ward, at a sitting specially granted to the Illustrated London News in 1961

Background imageScandal Collection: Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale

Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864 - 1892) - elder son of Edward VII, died of pneumonia aged 28. Date: circa 1890

Background imageScandal Collection: Caricature of Annette Kellerman - Swimmer and Actress

Caricature of Annette Kellerman - Swimmer and Actress
Annette Marie Sarah Kellerman (18861975) - Australian swimmer, film star, and writer. One of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing costume

Background imageScandal 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 imageScandal Collection: Ramon Novarro - Mexican Actor

Ramon Novarro - Mexican Actor
Ramon Novarro (1899-1968) - Mexican Actor, murdered by asphyxiation by two hired rent boys who believed that a large sum of money was hidden in Novarros house. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageScandal Collection: Sir Paul Latham and Lady Patricia Moore engaged 1933

Sir Paul Latham and Lady Patricia Moore engaged 1933
Major Sir Herbert Paul Latham, 2nd Baronet (22 April 1905 24 July 1955), British Conservative Party politician who served as Member of Parliament for Scarborough

Background imageScandal Collection: Alice de Janze in court after shooting Raymond de Trafford

Alice de Janze in court after shooting Raymond de Trafford
Alice de Janze, Comtesse de Janze and later, Alice de Trafford (1899-1941) pictured in court in Paris where she stood trial for shooting her lover Raymond de Trafford in the Gare du Nord

Background imageScandal Collection: Colonel Barker - Valerie Smith

Colonel Barker - Valerie Smith
Page from The Graphic reporting on the case of Colonel Barker (aka John Hill and Geoffrey Norton), who was born Lilias Irma Valerie Barker in 1895

Background imageScandal Collection: The Dennistoun case in the law courts

The Dennistoun case in the law courts
A page from the Sphere showing portraits of the people involved in the scandalous Dennistoun law case, also known as the Bachelors Case

Background imageScandal Collection: 1st day Cover - Wedding of Duke of Windsor to Wallis Simpson

1st day Cover - Wedding of Duke of Windsor to Wallis Simpson
Commemorative First day Cover - 3rd June, 1937 - The wedding of Duke of Windsor to Wallis Simpson in France at the Chateau de Cande at Monts. Date: 1937

Background imageScandal Collection: Compensation

Compensation
This illustration shows two men, identified as The Husband and The Protector in conversation about a young woman. The Husband - And you think I'm gonna let her go like this

Background imageScandal Collection: Miss Winifred Emery as Lady Teazle

Miss Winifred Emery as Lady Teazle
Miss Winifred Emery playing Lady Teazle, born Maud Isabel Emery (August 1861- July 1924). She was an English actress and actor-manager of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Background imageScandal Collection: Nixon Richard Usa America American President

Nixon Richard Usa America American President
nixon, richard, usa, america, american, president, politics, political, politician, leader, scandal, republican, milhous, 1913, 1994, 37th, united, states, 1969, 1974, 36th, vice, 1953, 1961, 1970s

Background imageScandal Collection: Spitting Image puppet of Margaret Thatcher

Spitting Image puppet of Margaret Thatcher
A puppet of Margaret Thatcher, British Conservative Prime Minister, used on the satirical TV programme, Spitting Image. The book is Spycatcher by Peter Wright

Background imageScandal Collection: Cecil Parkinson, British Conservative politician

Cecil Parkinson, British Conservative politician
Edward Cecil Parkinson, Baron Parkinson (b 1931), British Conservative politician and former government minister. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageScandal Collection: Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891

Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891
Sketches in the court case of the Royal Baccarat Scandal. British gambling scandal, known as the Tranby Croft affair of the late 19th century

Background imageScandal Collection: DUKE OF CLARENCE 1892

DUKE OF CLARENCE 1892
ALBERT VICTOR, DUKE OF CLARENCE AND AVONDALE (1864 - 1892), Elder son of Edward VII; with his fiancee Mary of Teck (later married to George V) before his death aged 28

Background imageScandal Collection: Duke of Clarence

Duke of Clarence
ALBERT VICTOR, DUKE OF CLARENCE AND AVONDALE (1864 - 1892), Elder son of Edward VII, died of pneumonia aged 28; drawn at Sandringham 24 hours after his premature death

Background imageScandal Collection: Cartoon, Sale of Peerages by Lloyd George and Asquith

Cartoon, Sale of Peerages by Lloyd George and Asquith
The Chance of a Lifetime. Cartoon, Sale of Peerages -- Asquith and Lloyd George sell off peerages. Date: 1910

Background imageScandal Collection: May Fortescue as Lady Teazle in School for Scandal

May Fortescue as Lady Teazle in School for Scandal Date: 1890s

Background imageScandal Collection: Richard Sheridan

Richard Sheridan
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan (1751-1816), an Irish satirist, a playwright, poet, and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Background imageScandal Collection: Evelyn Nesbit and Mr Clifford

Evelyn Nesbit and Mr Clifford
Evelyn Nesbit, aka Mrs Harry Thaw, pictured with Mr. Clifford with whom she was performing at the London Hippodrome revue, Hello Ragtime in 1913

Background imageScandal Collection: Gentleman and lady on a date in a garden, 19th century

Gentleman and lady on a date in a garden, 19th century. She says, Scandalous! You hardly know me! She thinks, My feelings are running ahead of me

Background imageScandal Collection: Choosing the jockey

Choosing the jockey: Young woman in form-revealing dress and short martyr hairstyle seated on chaise longue pointing to a young man with a dog, while two older men and a black servant boy watch

Background imageScandal Collection: Scandal in Paris by Edgar de Saint-Pierre de Montzaigle

Scandal in Paris by Edgar de Saint-Pierre de Montzaigle

Background imageScandal Collection: In the witness box William Gordon-Cumming a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Scots

In the witness box William Gordon-Cumming a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Scots Guards, was accused of cheating at baccarat, during a house party in September 1890

Background imageScandal Collection: Christmas Scandal by William Heath Robinson

Christmas Scandal by William Heath Robinson Christmas Scandal by William Heath Robinson

Background imageScandal Collection: BACCARAT PLAYERS 1891

BACCARAT PLAYERS 1891
The Baccarat Scandal at Tranby Croft. Date: 1891

Background imageScandal Collection: CHARLES KEMBLE / SURFACE

CHARLES KEMBLE / SURFACE
CHARLES KEMBLE Actor and theatre manager in the role of Charles Surface in The School for Scandal Date: 1775 - 1854

Background imageScandal Collection: EDWARD VII 1891

EDWARD VII 1891
The Baccarat Scandal at Tranby Croft Date: 1891

Background imageScandal Collection: DUKE OF CLARENCE

DUKE OF CLARENCE
ALBERT VICTOR, DUKE OF CLARENCE AND AVONDALE (1864 - 1892), Elder son of Edward VII, died of pneumonia aged 28. Date: 1888

Background imageScandal Collection: WILLIAM GORDON-CUMMING

WILLIAM GORDON-CUMMING
Sir WILLIAM GORDON-CUMMING (1854 - 1921), Distinguished soldier, his career destroyed when he was accused of cheating at cards in the Baccarat scandal, at Tranby Croft, 1890. Date: 1880

Background imageScandal Collection: PAPAL INFALLIBILITY

PAPAL INFALLIBILITY
- Dont worry, darling, Ill wait until they make you Pope, then youll be infallible ! Date: 1905

Background imageScandal Collection: Cartoon, The French Serpentine Dance (Panama Scandal)

Cartoon, The French Serpentine Dance (Panama Scandal)
Cartoon, The French Serpentine Dance -- a satirical comment on the Panama Scandal, showing the French Republic dancing in a dress labelled with the words bribery, blackmail and anarchy. Date: 1893

Background imageScandal Collection: Cartoon, A Wilde Idea (Oscar Wilde)

Cartoon, A Wilde Idea (Oscar Wilde)
Cartoon, A Wilde Idea -- Oscar Wilde, Irish-born playwright, depicted as a French soldier (a reference to the fact that he first wrote his controversial play, Salome, in French). Date: 1892

Background imageScandal Collection: Violet Paget in School for Scandal and The Entertainers

Violet Paget in School for Scandal and The Entertainers at The Pavilion, Buckler-Keighley Concert Parties

Background imageScandal Collection: The Dance of the Forty-One, Mexico

The Dance of the Forty-One, Mexico -- a notorious society scandal uncovered by a police raid on a private residence on 17 November 1901, where a group of men were dancing

Background imageScandal Collection: Lady Idina Hay at the Kenya Lido

Lady Idina Hay at the Kenya Lido
Lady Idina Hay (nee Sackville), pictured in a sarong or kanga with two friends in Kenya during the 1920s, while she was married to Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll. On the left is the Countess N

Background imageScandal Collection: Mrs Charles Sweeny

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

Background imageScandal Collection: Princess Margaret, as sketched by Stephen Ward, 1961

Princess Margaret, as sketched by Stephen Ward, 1961
Princess Margaret(1930-2002), as drawn from life by Stephen Ward, at a sitting specially granted to the Illustrated London News in 1961

Background imageScandal Collection: Duchess of Argyll and family

Duchess of Argyll and family
Photograph taken outside the Royal Academy during a Private View of the Duchess of Argyll (formerly, Margaret Whigham and later, Mrs Charles Sweeney)

Background imageScandal Collection: The Chicago Tinned Meat Scandal

The Chicago Tinned Meat Scandal
Delicacies weighed and packed in Armours Packing-House in Chicago, showing some dubious by-products of a Chicago meat processing factory used for making cheap sausages

Background imageScandal Collection: Scandalous Frocks 1908

Scandalous Frocks 1908
Brazen women cause a scandal at the French races in their decollete gowns which use transparent fabrics over the chest in order to conform to the fashion for high collars



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