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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 39 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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'The Great Petticoat Lane Fair: Some Prominent Stallholders at the Albert Hall', by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax105838

'The Great Petticoat Lane Fair: Some Prominent Stallholders at the Albert Hall'

by Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, 1915-1916
NPG Ax105838

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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