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Lady Diana Manners, born Lady Diana Olivia Winifred Maud Manners, the original "Diana" She was born to the union of the 8th Duke of Rutland and his wife, the former Violet Lindsay but her biological father was thought to be writer Henry Cust.

She starred on the British stage as well as some early silent films. She used the name the Lady Diana Manners from 1892 -1919 and went by several other names throughout her life. This photo, therefore may have been taken during her stage career about 1918.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service
in United Kingdom


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