Deborah Vivien Cavendish, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, moved in the same circles as Winston Churchill, John F Kennedy and Evelyn Waugh and epitomized a privileged and glamorous aristocratic lifestyle that no longer exists.
Alexander Bassano image of Lady Redesdale and what a couch that is. This woman is responsible for the infamous Mitford sisters. Bassano – was the leading royal/high society photographer in Victorian London
Confessions of a Ci-Devant: "Elvis, Chatsworth, JFK and Me:" An Interview with Deborah Mitford
Mr and the Hon. Mrs Bryan Guiness (the former Diana Freeman Mitford), pictured at the christening of their elder son, Jonathan Bryan, at St. Margaret's, Westminster. His godparents were Evelyn Waugh, Randolph Churchill, Peregrine Willoughby, Cecilia Keppel and Miss Rosemary Mitford. The baby is seen being held by his nurse. Mr & Mrs Bryan Guinness at christening of their son, Jonatha circa 1930
Debo with her greyhound Studley and Decca Mitford with her dogs. Deborah Vivien Cavendish, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire DCVO, née The Hon. Deborah Freeman-Mitford, is the youngest of the six noted Mitford sisters