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Portrait of the Week – Betty Lindley

By Mmeguillotine @MmeGuillotine

Portrait of the week – Betty Lindley

Betty Lindley, Bassano Studio, 1914, National Portrait Gallery. Crappy camera phone photo: Melanie Clegg

I bought this print from the National Portrait Gallery a few weeks ago and it’s been living on the dresser in my dining room ever since. Isn’t she ace?

Apparently the photograph is of an actress called Betty Lindley, but I don’t actually know anything more about her than this, which is fine as I think the image speaks volumes about the sort of lady she was. In other words she was clearly my sort of gal.

Portrait of the week – Betty Lindley

Betty Lindley, Bassano Studio, 1914, National Portrait Gallery. Crappy camera phone photo: Melanie Clegg

It’s been one HELL of a week and I think this photograph MORE than adequately expresses my extreme and utterly HEARTFELT relief to have made it through to Friday in more or less one piece.

Happy weekend, chums!

******

‘Frothy, light hearted, gorgeous. The perfect summer read.’ Minette, my novel of 17th century posh doom and intrigue is now £2.02 from Amazon UK and $2.99 from Amazon US.

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