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The Honorable Mrs. Graham Thomas Gainsborough Repro oil

A portrait by Gainsborough of Mary Graham. Mary was Georgiana's closest friend (prior to Bess). Gee loved Mary ferociously.

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The Honourable Elizabeth Ingram (1762–1817) (later Mrs Hugo Meynell) by John Hoppner Date painted: c.1789

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Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Diana was born into a family of British nobility with royal ancestry as The Honourable Diana Spencer. Died: August 31, 1997, Paris, France Mother of Princes William and Harry.

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Although painted in the mid 1770s, the costume and accessories deliberately echo seventeenth century fashion a la Van Dyk. Such as the lace edged collar at her decolletage, pearl edging to open robe gown with red quilted petticoat beneath, diamond shaped ruby brooch to front of bodice with strings of pearls, and the large silk bow at elbow, and sleeves that extend to wrists. Detail of The Honourable Mrs Graham (1757-1792) by Thomas Gainsborough, 1775.

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The spy who loved men: She was Churchill's favourite spy, the inspiration for Bond's lover in Casino Royale, and always had a knife strapped to her thigh

Churchill's favorite spy, Christine Granville's most devastating weapon was her ability to charm men and always had a knife strapped to her thigh

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The Honourable Woman (2014) - fantastic miniseries on Sundance TV. So well-written and intriguing.

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Private Elvis Presley - The man was beautiful. Forget the word handsome - he was beyond handsome.

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Anne Moira and the Honourable Mrs Forbes-Sempill, 1923, by Sir John Lavery (1856-1941)

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Diana Spencer faleceu há 14 anos…

Young Diana | Young-Lady-Diana-Frances-Spencer-school-girl-from-the-late-1960s

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