Neg. No: 8899a
Neg. Size: 12"x15"
Neg. Date: 3-9-1922

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Subject: Prince & Princess Paul Chavchavadze Wedding Group Portrait


Prince Paul Alexandrovitch Chavchavadze (1899-1971); writer & translator of ? by Svetlana Stalin. [see C&T p 265]

H.H. Princess Paul Chavchavadze (1901-1974) née H.H. Princess Nina Georgiyevna of Russia, eldest daughter of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia and Princess Marie of Greece.

Other unidentified guests and bridesmaid

Date: Sunday, 3 September 1922.

Location: Possibly 18 Lennox Gardens, London, (the residence of H.I.H. Grand Duchess Xenia of Russia) where the reception was held.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: (bride) ivory satin gown with silver brocade train trimmed with orange blossom; tulle veil edged with Mechlin lace & held by wreath of orange blossom; bouquet of Madonna lilies.

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No of poses: 10


Prince & Princess Paul Chavchavadze Wedding Portrait

Princess Paul Chavchavadze Wedding Portrait








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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol I, London, 1977, p 472. See also Grand Duchess George, A Romanov Diary, New York, 1988; David Chavchavadze, Crowns and Trenchcoats, New York, 1990.

Occasion: The Times, 4 September 1922, p 12f; The Queen, 9 September 1922, p ?; Grand Duchess George op cit pp. 253-4; David Chavchavadze op cit p 70.

Costume: The Times, 4 September 1922, p 12f.

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Acknowledgements: Julia Craig-Harvey