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Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

(1892-1986), Actress and writer; wife of 1st Viscount Norwich; daughter of 8th Duke of Rutland

Sitter associated with 38 portraits
Socialite and actress (and Great Aunt of Prime Minister David Cameron), Lady Diana first became known as a member of 'The Coterie' set in London before the first World War. Following her marriage in 1919 to Alfred Duff Cooper (later Viscount Norwich), who was to serve as a minister in Churchill's War Cabinet, Lady Diana's reputation as a society hostess was confirmed. Her reputation as a beauty was cemented with Hoppé's decision to include her in the 1922, Book of Fair Women. As an actress, her most famous role was as the Madonna in Max Reinhardt's The Miracle, a role she played on Broadway in 1923 and was to play for three years on tour around Europe and in Britain.

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Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich), by (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland - NPG 5405

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

by (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
pencil, 1906
NPG 5405

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich), by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x197285

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1910s
NPG x197285

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG x45796

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
modern bromide print, January 1916
NPG x45796

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132928

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1916
NPG Ax132928

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich), published by J. Millhoff & Co Ltd - NPG x196385

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

published by J. Millhoff & Co Ltd
bromide cigarette card, published circa 1930
NPG x196385

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich), by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14164

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1930
NPG x14164

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Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich) as 'Charity' at The Living Poster Ball

by Sasha (Alexander Stewart)
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 16 July 1930
NPG x137072

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Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich); Winston Churchill

probably by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, circa 1946
NPG x136175

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Group at Chantilly

probably by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, circa 1946
NPG x136176

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, September 1946
NPG x136193

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