BROOKE, MISS SYLVIA; MULHOLLAND, HON CHARLES
Neg. No: (GP) 8261
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 26-02-1920

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Sitter: Hon Mrs Charles Henry George Mulholland nee Sylvia Henriette Brooke (d 1921).

Biog: Elder daughter of Sir Arthur Douglas Brooke, 4th Bt.; m. (1920) Hon Charles Henry George Mulholland, later 3rd Baron Dunleath.

Date: 26 February 1920.

Occasion: The marriage, 26 February 1920, at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, London.

Location: 52, Portland Square, London [lent by Lady St. Helier].

Descr: FL seated.

Costume: Wedding dress.(1)

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Furniture & Props: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of relative negatives: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 27 February 1920, p 17c; The Sketch, 3 March 1920, p 336; The Queen, 6 March 1920, p 289.

Costume: The Times, 27 February 1920, p 17c; The Sketch, 3 March 1920, p 336.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Reproduced: [versions] The Sketch, 3 March 1920, p 336; The Queen, 6 March 1920, p 289.

1. "...a cream velvet dress with plain front hung straight from the neck, and a train of the same lined with silver tissue, with a cluster of orange blossoms at each corner tied with silver ribbon. The veil was of old Limerick lace (lent by the Marchioness of Bute), secured by a wreath of myrtle. The bride carried a small bouquet of lilies of the valley and real orange blossoms" (The Times 27 February 1920, p 17c).