“Do you know Baron John Rose of Canada? I am kin to all the Rose Barons.”
Monica instantly regretted her name dropping. The look these American women gave her was a put down she had never experienced. She apologized before she heard;
It was indeed Daisy who first wore the Dali inspired “Shoe Hat”, which Dali sketched for Elsa in 1937.
Bond and Fellowes
A Ian Fleming Revival
‘The Deal of the Art’
Monica de Mornay Del La Croix watched the rise of her son in the Admiralty with amusement. But, now that the war was over, anyone who was somebody, took a keen interest in the art collection of Hitler’s top brass. The looted art was hands off, but, there was the art that belonged to the aristocracy, that was considered war booty. Henriech Himmler allegedly took it upon himself to rescue the art treasures from the stately homes in Berlin before the advance of the Russians. This art was never found. Then there were Berlin’s museums. Curators moved their art treasures the day after the first allied bombing. All of this…
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