Pauline Boty was a feminist ‘icon’, born in 1938 and raised as a Roman Catholic. A Pop Art painter and actress in the Swinging Sixties who attracted attention because of her talent, her looks and her ‘free-wheeling lifestyle’. She was called the ‘Wimbledon Bardot’ during her studies at Wimbledon School of Art. Having had several lovers, she married a literary agent in 1963 and became pregnant in 1965. A routine examination indicated that Pauline had cancer. She refused both an abortion and chemotherapy and gave birth to a daughter in 1966. She died in 1968. Requiescat in pacem.
UPDATE: There is more here at The Catechesis of Caroline.
Tiger Lilies, John Henry Twachtman