30 July 2010

Among The Hoi Polloi


On this day in 1936, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, mother of twelve year old heiress Gloria Laura Vanderbilt, sailed for Europe aboard the RMS Queen Mary with her sister, Lady Furness. They are pictured above the previous year as they arrived home after a month in the country.

Also on board: The Earl and Countess of Lincoln, Sir Malcolm and Lady Perks; Mrs. Lewis Cass Ledyard Jr., Kaye Don, racing automobilist; Jesse L. Lasky, Jesse L. Lasky Jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Adam L. Gimbel; Mrs. Leopold Stokowski and Percy H. Johnston, chairman of the Chemical Bank and Trust Company.

Source:
New York Times

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