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Picture No 12152259
Date 1909
Description Violet 'Gordon' Charlesworth
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A portrait of Miss Violet 'Gordon' Charlesworth, in scottish dress(b.1884). She became notorious for faking her own death in 1909 by allegedly being thrown from her motor car into the sea from the cliffs at Penmaenbach near Llandudno, but was later discovered alive and well, and sentenced to hard labour.
Source Unattributed photograph in The Sketch, 13th January 1909, page 3.
Credit Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Mary Evans Picture No 12152259 - A portrait of Miss Violet 'Gordon' Charlesworth, in scottish dress(b.1884). She became notorious for faking her own death in 1909 by allegedly being thrown from her motor car into the sea from the cliffs at Penmaenbach near Llandudno, but was later discovered alive and well, and sentenced to hard labour.

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