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Charles Sweeny

(1909-1993), Golfer; former husband of Margaret Whigham (later Duchess of Argyll)

Sitter in 5 portraits

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Charles Sweeny, by Paul Tanqueray - NPG x38233

Charles Sweeny

by Paul Tanqueray
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1930s
NPG x38233

Charles Sweeny; Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, by Unknown photographer - NPG x76571

Charles Sweeny; Margaret, Duchess of Argyll

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 21 February 1933
NPG x76571

Margaret, Duchess of Argyll; Charles Sweeny, by Unknown photographer - NPG x76572

Margaret, Duchess of Argyll; Charles Sweeny

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 15 June 1938
NPG x76572

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Charles Sweeny

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 October 1940
NPG x177748

Web image not currently available

Charles Sweeny

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 October 1940
NPG x177749

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David Andrews

10 August 2017, 19:56

Charles Sweeny and his wife Margaret Whigham had a son, Brian, who was born I think in or around 1933.

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