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Obituary: the Dowager Lady Killearn

10/14/2015

105 years old at her death, Lady Killearn had a fascinating life, particularly during her time in wartime Cairo where her husband was ambassador. During this period Churchill came to stay, and was photographed with Killearn’s baby son Victor. This is one of my favourite photographs of Churchill, not least because of the old cliché that all babies look like him.

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Here is Lady Killearn’s obituary, from the Daily Telegraph:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11926858/The-Dowager-Lady-Killearn-obituary.html

Photograph from the Imperial War Museum

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