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Gladys Deacon (1881-1977) who became the second wife of the 9th Duke of Marlborough.
Duke of Marlborough and Gladys Deacon on wedding day. Cri Cri de Boisrouvray is train-bearer.
Dorise Eaton Travis. Ziegfeld girl. possibly only 14 years old at the time this photograph was taken.
Julia James, photographer Bassano, 1914 Lovely.
Gladys Deacon, the eccentric Duchess of Marlborough.
Eyes of the portico at Blenheim, taken by Hugo Vickers for the Telegraph. (He's the biographer of the 9th Duke of Marlborough's second wife, Gladys Deacon, who was also American. But not an heiress.)
Sphinx at Blenheim, head of Gladys Deacon, 2nd wife of the 9th Duke of Marlborough.
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