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Neg. No: (SF) L 137301a
Neg. Size: 6½" x 8½"

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Subject: The marriage of William J.R. Connell to Miss Eileen Isobel Raymond Came


(Bride) Mrs William J.R. Connell, née Eileen Isobel Raymond Came ( ); elder daughter of R. Raymond Came, of 8, Weymouth Street, Portland Place, London W1; m. (1928) William J.R. Connell.

(Bridegroom) William J.R. Connell ( ); son of Allan Connell.

Date: 3 October 1928.

Occasion: The marriage, 3 October 1928, at the Church of St. Martin-in-the Field.

Location: -

Descr: FL.

Costume: (Bride) Wedding dress:

"...mediaeval gown of ivory ring velvet, the only trimming being a pearl ornament at the waist. Her beautiful antique lace train was mounted on lettuce-green chiffon, and over it fell her veil of similar dentelle, arranged to form a pointed coronet. She carried a sheaf of Harrisii lilies" (The Morning Post, 4 October 1928, p 9d).

Costume Supplier: -

Furniture & Props: -

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of related negatives: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The Morning Post, 4 October 1928, p 9d [account on the wedding].

Occasion: The Morning Post, 4 October 1928, pp 7 (photograph) & 9d (text); Eve, 17 October 1928, p 154.

Costumes: The Morning Post, 4 October 1928, p 9d.

Costume Supplier: -

Reproduced: (version) Eve, 17 October 1928, p 154.