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Colefax [née Halsey], Sibyl Sophie Julia, Lady Colefax (1874–1950), hostess and interior decorator, was born on 4 December 1874, at The Poplars, Wimbledon Common, Surrey (the house of her uncle, Walter Bagehot). She was the third but only surviving daughter (and fifth and last child) of ...

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Sands, Ethel (1873–1962), painter and hostess, was born at Newport, Rhode Island, USA, on 6 July 1873, the eldest of the three children of Mahlon Day Sands (1842–1888) and his second wife, Mary Morton Hartpence (1853–1896), whom he had married in 1872. The success of his father's business as a manufacturer of patent medicines had allowed ...

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Stone, (Alan) Reynolds (1909–1979), engraver and letter cutter, was born at Eton College, Buckinghamshire, on 13 March 1909, the eldest of the three children and the only son of Edward Wellington Stone (1867–1936), an Eton housemaster, and his wife, Laura Neville (1872–1925), the daughter of ...

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