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Unity Mitford (1914-1948), Nazi sympathizer; daughter of 2nd Baron Redesdale

Hon. Unity Valkyrie Freeman-Mitford

Sitter in 15 portraits
Blonde sister of Nancy, Diana, Jessica and Deborah Mitford, Unity became a member of Adolf Hitler's salon in Munich in 1933 which regarded her as an outstanding example of Nordic beauty. Deeply in love with Hitler who discouraged any discussion of politics she nevertheless attempted to encourage good relations with Britain. On 3 September 1939, the day Britain and France declared war on Germany she shot herself and was sent home to England never fully recovering.

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Mary Hermione (nee Ormsby-Gore), Lady Mayall; Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 December 1932
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Mary Hermione (nee Ormsby-Gore), Lady Mayall; Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 December 1932
NPG x27530

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Unity Mitford; Robin Farrer

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 18 February 1932
NPG x85410

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Unity Mitford; Robin Farrer

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 18 February 1932
NPG x27523

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 18 February 1932
NPG x27524

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 18 February 1932
NPG x27525

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 18 February 1932
NPG x27526

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 18 February 1932
NPG x27527

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 9 November 1937
NPG x26624

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 9 November 1937
NPG x30969

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 9 November 1937
NPG x26625

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 9 November 1937
NPG x26626

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Unity Mitford

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 9 November 1937
NPG x26627