Mary Robinson as Perdita by John Hoppner; I've always loved this painting - My favourite George's mistress :)

Mary Robinson as Perdita by John Hoppner; I've always loved this painting - My favourite George's mistress :)

Mary Robinson (née Darby) (27 November 1757? – 26 December 1800) was an English actress, poet, dramatist, novelist, and celebrity figure. During her lifetime she was known as "the English Sappho". She earned her nickname "Perdita" for her role as Perdita (heroine of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale) in 1779 and as the first public mistress of King George IV while he was still Prince of Wales.

Mary Robinson (née Darby) (27 November 1757? – 26 December 1800) was an English actress, poet, dramatist, novelist, and celebrity figure. During her lifetime she was known as "the English Sappho". She earned her nickname "Perdita" for her role as Perdita (heroine of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale) in 1779 and as the first public mistress of King George IV while he was still Prince of Wales.

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Mary Blair, born Mary Robinson, was an American artist who was prominent in producing art and animation for The Walt Disney Company, drawing concept art for such films as Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the South and Cinderella.

Mary Blair, born Mary Robinson, was an American artist who was prominent in producing art and animation for The Walt Disney Company, drawing concept art for such films as Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the South and Cinderella.

Mary Pickford, Lottie Pickford, the Gish sister's mother,  Dorothy Gish, and Lillian Gish. Lillian was one of few people Mary would see as she became a recluse later in life.

Mary Pickford, Lottie Pickford, the Gish sister's mother, Dorothy Gish, and Lillian Gish. Lillian was one of few people Mary would see as she became a recluse later in life.

Mary Robinson, the First Female President of Ireland and human rights activist <3! I love her focus on the importance of lifting up women in the international development arena.

Mary Robinson, the First Female President of Ireland and human rights activist <3! I love her focus on the importance of lifting up women in the international development arena.

deantrippe: “ regeener: “ coelasquid: “ thedisnerd: “ “ Happy 100th birthday Mary Blair!!! Mary Blair (October 21, 1911 - July 26, 1978), born Mary Robinson, was an American artist who was prominent in producing art and animation for The Walt Disney...

deantrippe: “ regeener: “ coelasquid: “ thedisnerd: “ “ Happy 100th birthday Mary Blair!!! Mary Blair (October 21, 1911 - July 26, 1978), born Mary Robinson, was an American artist who was prominent in producing art and animation for The Walt Disney...

Mary Robinson. First woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; a passionate advocate for gender equality, women's participation in peace building and human dignity.

Mary Robinson. First woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; a passionate advocate for gender equality, women's participation in peace building and human dignity.

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