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Between Sips of Tea

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Lady Duff-Gordon is one of the English titled women who are "in trade," as it is termed in England. She started a dress-making establishment some years since in London, and, having energy and taste, it has proved most successful. She is a Canadian by birth, and was a Mrs. Wallace when, fourteen years ago, she married Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, the owner of an estate in Aberdeenshire, a fair, blond-haired baronet fond of shooting and fishing. Lady Duff-Gordon is a sister of Mrs. Clayton-Glyn, the authoress. She has a pale complexion, piquante features, and is original and lively. Her daughter, Miss Esmé Wallace, is one of this season's débutantes.

[Note: This paragraph appeared in a longer article of society notes, none of the rest of which is relevant for present purposes.]


Mark Baber, USA


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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) Between Sips of Tea (New York Times, Sunday 11th December 1904, ref: #4901, published 13 November 2005, generated 1st December 2022 04:48:00 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/lady-duff-gordon.html