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Bowman, Mrs Hector
Neg. No: (SP) L 111325
Neg. Size: 10"x8"
Neg. Date: 27-10-1924

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Sitter: Mr & Mrs (James) Hector Bowman

Mr & Mrs (James) Hector Bowman


James Hector Bowman ( ), of West Mount, Halifax, son of James Malcolm Bowman

Mrs James Hector Bowman, née Margaret Phyllis Whitley ( ), elder daughter of the Rt. Hon. John Henry Whitley, speaker of the House of Commons 1921-28 and Chairman of the BBC 1930-35

Date: 27 October 1924

Occasion: The marriage, 27 October 1924

Location: The Crypt Chapel of St Stephen's, Palace of Westminster

Descr: FL standing

Costume: Wedding Dress:

"... a simple dress... of white crepe coppellin, on which an effective design of roses was worked out in gold thread, having at one side a large dragon fly motif in pearls and diamonds, with a suffusion of rose in the wings. A coronet-shaped wreath of orange buds and flowers held a long tulle veil which formed the train, and a Godyear sheaf of pink roses and white heather was carried." (The Daily Telegraph, 28 October 1924, p 111c)

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Furniture & Props: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


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Reproduced: (Version) The Daily Telegraph, 28 October 1924, p 111c

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