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Vita Mary Sackville-West attends a wedding in June 1919.

Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West by Matthew Dennison – review

File:Vita Sackville-West at the wedding of Lady Diana Manners and Duff Cooper.

"There's a fine line between pleasure and, well, you know the rest..." [ image of Seymour Hicks (stage name), Sir (Edward) Seymour (George) Hicks (1871-1949).]

Mr Seymour Hicks, Edwardian English Theatre Actor Mozart Baroque Rococo Kitsch Costume Wig Original Photo Postcard Used in 1906 Collectable

Lady Diana Cooper Scandal | man of substance: Cooper with his wife Lady Diana at the annual ball ...Beautiful, witty and aristocratic, Lady Diana Cooper was, the darling of high society in the early 20th century.   With her husband, the diplomat-turned-politician Duff Cooper, they were on intimate terms with the Royal Family and leading politicians, including Winston Churchill.   Even so, Duff had several affairs, while she had other lovers, too. But their marriage never derailed.

They’re almost identical, went to Eton and both married society beauties – thank goodness Dave doesn’t share his Great Uncle Duff’s taste for scandal!

Stephen Tennant by Cecil Beaton, 1927  Tennant was known as a 'languid and beautiful' young man.  Templar is prone when Phryne finds him, with his entourage surrounding him.

Stephen Tennant by Cecil Beaton, 1927 Tennant was known as a 'languid and beautiful' young man. Templar is prone when Phryne finds him, with his entourage surrounding him.

"I hope everyone you like better than me will die very soon."The First World War made Duff's wish come true...very few of their male friends survived the trenches. Duff Cooper at his wedding to Lady Diana Manners in 1919.

very few of their male friends survived the trenches. Duff Cooper at his wedding to Lady Diana Manners in

The Olympian Ball Rex Whistler David Herbert Walter Crisham & Lady Caroline Paget.

The Olympian Ball: Rex Whistler, Lady Caroline Paget, David Herbert, and Walter Crisham.