Mrs D - The Life of Anne Damer

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Learn about the fascinating life of Anne Seymour Damer, sculptress, society hostess, actress and author, in this excellent biography by Richard Webb Read more
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  • We are delighted to stock this fascinating biography about Anne Seymour Damer (1748-1828), written by Richard Webb
  • Published in Autumn 2013, it details the fascinating life of Anne Seymour Damer who was born into an artistocratic whig family and married John Damer, heir to Lord Milton and his fortune
  • A great networker, party goer and society hostess, she was friends with leaders of both old and new societies. Her friends included Nelson, Napoleon and Josephine and Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire as well as many leading actors, actresses and painters
  • Nelson gave her the coat he wore during the Battle of the Nile, and Napoleon gave her a diamond studded box with his portrait on the lid
  • After her husband's bankruptcy and subsequent suicide, she became a successful sculptress, producing mostly busts in Neoclassical styles, many of which are now displayed in art collections throughout Britain and Europe
  • Amongst her many talents she was also an impresario, actress, author and letter writer
  • Learn about her fascinating life in this wonderful biography, which would also make a fabulous gift if you can bear to part with it

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  • Autobiography of Anne Seymour Damer
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