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Society at the Cataract Hotel, Assuan (Aswan), Egypt



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Society at the Cataract Hotel, Assuan (Aswan), Egypt

Group of well-known people at the Cataract Hotel in Aswan, near the huge dam. Pictured are Sir Oliver Duncan (in white hat), Delia de Bagno, the Marquess of Huntly, Lady Joan Villiers, Mrs Kenneth Richards, Mr George Whigham (father of Miss Margaret Whigham), Mr Duncan Mackinnon with his new wife, Lady Duncan, Mrs George Whigham, Mr Bradley Campbell, the Marchioness of Huntly, the Hon. Miss Eileen Brougham and Miss Margaret Whigham. Margaret had got engaged to the Earl of Warwick during this holiday, when the pair got together in Cairo, leading to a rush of interest in the press at home. She would later break off the engagement just weeks before the wedding and marry Charles Sweeny the following year. Her second husband was the Duke of Argyll and their divorce case scandalised the country in 1963. Date: 1932

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© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

1932 Argyll Assouan Assuan Aswan Duchess Engaged Engagement Joan Margaret Sep19 Sweeny Villiers Warwick Whigham Miss Upper


16"x24" (61x41cm) Metal Print

Step into the past with our exquisite Media Storehouse Metal Print featuring an iconic image from Mary Evans Prints Online. This captivating photograph, titled "Society at the Cataract Hotel, Assuan (Aswan), Egypt," showcases a group of well-known figures of the time, including Sir Oliver Duncan, Delia de Bagno, and the Marquess of Huntly, relaxing at the famous Cataract Hotel. The timeless elegance of this black-and-white image is brought to life through our high-quality metal print, which boasts vibrant colors, stunning clarity, and a sleek, modern design. Add a touch of history and sophistication to your home or office decor with this beautiful piece, sure to start conversations and inspire awe.

Made with durable metal and luxurious printing techniques, our metal photo prints go beyond traditional canvases, adding a cool, modern touch to your space. Wall mount on back. Eco-friendly 100% post-consumer recycled ChromaLuxe aluminum surface. The thickness of the print is 0.045". Featuring a Scratch-resistant surface and Rounded corners. Backing hangers are attached to the back of the print and float the print 1/2-inch off the wall when hung, the choice of hanger may vary depending on size and International orders will come with Float Mount hangers only. Finished with a brilliant white high gloss surface for unsurpassed detail and vibrance. Printed using Dye-Sublimation and for best care we recommend a non-ammonia glass cleaner, water, or isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol to prevent harming the print surface. We recommend using a clean, lint-free cloth to wipe off the print. The ultra-hard surface is scratch-resistant, waterproof and weatherproof. Avoid direct sunlight exposure.

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Estimated Product Size is 61.5cm x 41.2cm (24.2" x 16.2")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


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> Mary Evans Prints Online > New Images August 2021

> Africa > Egypt > Aswan

> Africa > Egypt > Cairo

> Animals > Fishes > G > Grouper

> Arts > Artists > H > Charles Hunt

> Arts > Artists > W > Charles White

> Arts > Artists > W > George White

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > London > Towns > Welling

> Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Huntly

> Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this photograph taken at the iconic Cataract Hotel in Aswan, Egypt, in 1932, a group of prominent British society figures gather for a memorable moment near the colossal dam. The sun-soaked scene is graced by the presence of Sir Oliver Duncan, wearing a white hat, Delia de Bagno, the Marquess and Marchioness of Huntly, Lady Joan Villiers, Mrs Kenneth Richards, Mr George Whigham, Mr Duncan Mackinnon with his new wife, Lady Duncan, Mrs George Whigham, Mr Bradley Campbell, and the Hon. Miss Eileen Brougham and Miss Margaret Whigham. Amidst the picturesque backdrop of the Nile River and the ancient ruins, an exciting engagement announcement was made. Miss Margaret Whigham, dressed elegantly in a summer dress, had recently become engaged to the Earl of Warwick during their holiday in Cairo. The news sparked a flurry of interest in the British press, fueling the intrigue surrounding the upper class society set. However, the engagement did not last long, as Margaret broke off the relationship just weeks before the wedding. Instead, she married Charles Sweeny the following year. Margaret's subsequent marriage to the Duke of Argyll in 1951 led to a high-profile divorce case that scandalized the country in 1963. This photograph offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of these well-known individuals, capturing a moment of joy and excitement amidst the breathtaking beauty of Egypt's Aswan.

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