Elizabeth Conyngham was the mistress of George IV. The daugher of a self-made banker, she was never fully accepted into polite society, but remained close to the King until his death in 1830. A well-known beauty, she may also have been the lover of Tsar Nicholas I.
Perhaps the most touching color photo taken of Secretariat and his owner Penny Chenery. As seen in the final epilogue in the new Disney movie, this poignant image expresses the mutual affection and respect shared between Big Red and the Mistress of the Meadow.