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An American abroad: Mary Curzon, Baroness Kedleston, that peacock dress and the zardosi men

My mother is reading a book on the Vicereines of India and on the cover is this portrait of a stunning woman in a stunning dress. Ma tells me she is Mary Curzon, Baroness Curzon of Kedleston and first wife … Continue reading

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