The photographs relate to the secret marriage between Channel swimmers Margaret Feather and the subject in 1953. The couple had been estranged since their marriage despite the birth of a daughter. Abdou married again in Cairo in 1954 as is permitted under muslim law. The pictures were mostly sourced from various press agencies though one photo shoot of the subject was taken by in-house photographer G. Warner. The file contains a note redirecting to Nazek Riad (1954).
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