Host to the World

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Elsa Maxwell, who hosted lavish parties throughout the 1930s, 1940s, and the 1950s, stands hand in hand with her friend and guest of honor, Cole Porter. This event was given in honor of Cole Porter's 63rd birthday.

Black and white photograph depicting the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Elsa Maxwell on their way to the April in Paris Ball at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, April 10, 1959.