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Choose from 119 pictures in our Scandal collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Stephen Ward's sketches of celebrities, 1960

Through a doctor's 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. The sketches pictured here were displayed at the Legatt Brothers gallery in July 1960, comprising of sketches done by Ward, often for free, for his celebrity patients. Sketched here from life are the Right Honorable Hugh Gaitskell, Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, M.P Duncan Sandys, Lord Boothby, Sophia Loren, Douglas Fairbanks, Sir Stanley Spencer, Sir Alan Herbert and Derick Heathcoat Armory. Ward went on to produce a series of specially commissioned sketches for the Illustrated London News. Following his involvement in the Profumo affair coming to public prominence, Ward committed suicide in 1963. Date: 1960

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891

British gambling scandal, known as the Tranby Croft affair of the late 19th century, showing Sir William Gordon-Cumming and Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) in court. Scandal took place during a house party in September 1890, when Sir William Gordon-Cumming, a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Scots Guards, was accused of cheating at baccarat. Date: 1891

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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Elspeth Phelps and Reggie de Veulle, 1917

The fashion designer, Elspeth Phelps, one of London's leading couturiers during the First World War period (she later merged with Paquin) with an inset picture of her designer, Reggie de Veulle, notorious for his involvement with the death of the young actress Billie Carleton after the Victory Ball at the Albert Hall in November 1918. De Veulle had befriended the actress and designed costumes for her, but had also supplied her with drugs. He was cleared of manslaughter but later convicted of conspiracy to procure cocaine and served eight months in prison. The portraits were featured in The Bystander at the time they were designing gowns to be presented by Miss Phelps to the Mannequin Parade in the Pageant of Fair Women to be held at the Albert Hall Bazaar on May 7, 8 and 9 1917. Date: 1917

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans