Mistress of the Elgin Marbles: A Biography of Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin

Nagel, Stuart S.

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Éditeur
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Pages
316
Parution
octobre 2004
Format
Cartonné
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
229 × 152 × 0 cm
EAN
9780470011409
  • Résumé

Mary Nisbet shone as the wife of Thomas Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire. In the earliest years of marriage, Mary was her husband's staunchest ally, but following Thomas' incarceration under Napoleon, her feelings began to cool and she became involved with his best friend, causing a major scandal.
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