Lily Elsie April 1886 – 16 December was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.
Lucile (Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon) Blue figured silk evening dress with gold net sleeves and train embroidered in gold metal strip and decorated with blue gems and tassels, 1911.Worn by Esme Giffard (née Wallace), daughter of Lucile, to celebrate the Coronation of King George V in 1911 and later altered for a Ball in 1919
Dress Place of origin: London, England (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designer) Materials and Techniques: Black silk crepe, edged with bands of black and cream silk, the neck fitted with machine-made black lace M
Lady Duff Gordon First Class Passenger on Titanic. Sir Cosmo Edmund Duff Gordon and his wife Lady Lucy Christiana Duff Gordon Scottish baron and financial director, boarded the Titanic in Cherbourg on April 1912 with ticket number