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Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor)

(1888-1954), Former wife of Claude Grahame-White, and later wife of Count Don Carlo Dentice di Frasso

Sitter in 5 portraits

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Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x102376

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1913
NPG x102376

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x102377

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1913
NPG x102377

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x102378

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1913
NPG x102378

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x102379

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1913
NPG x102379

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x102380

Dorothy Chadwell Grahame-White (née Taylor)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1913
NPG x102380

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Caroline Ferguson

21 September 2019, 13:52

Heiress to her father Bertrand |LeRoy Taylor's leather based company after his death in 1916. Taylor's 2nd husband was the Count Dentice di Frasso - they,or she,bought Villa Madama - designed by Raphael - in Italy where the couple played host to Hollywood movie star Gary Cooper, among others. Dorothy later became the mistress of gangster Bugsy Siegel - together they tried selling arms to Mussolini's Fascist Government(bizarrely Dorothy accused Kay Francis' 4th husband Eric Raven Barnekow of being a German spy ).

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