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Neg. No: 12314
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 27-06-1929

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Lady Ivy Linton Every, née Meller ( ); and

Miss Leila Penelope Every, later Mrs. Vivian Horrocks Ward (1911- ).


(Lady Every) Younger daughter of Major Alfred Meller, J.P., of The Limes, Rushmere, Ipswich; m. (1909) Sir Edward Oswald Every, 11th Bt. (1886-1959).

(Miss Every) Daughter of Sir Edward Oswald Every, 11th Bt.; m. (1935) Major Vivian Horrocks, T.D.

Date: 27 June 1929.

Occasion: The Court, 26 June 1929: Lady Every presented her daughter, Miss Leila Every.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL.

Costume: Court dresses:

(Lady Every) "A gown of brown and silver lace over silver tissue shot with amber, the lace heavily encrusted with bronze beads and finished at the waist by a topaz ornament. A train of brown net lined with amber and lace"

(Miss Every) "A gown of white and pale green tulle, embroidered with diamanté and crystal beads. A train of silver embroidered on white tulle" (see: The Times, 27 June 1929, p 21c).

Costume Supplier: (Lady Every & Miss Every) Buckmaster, 47 Sloane Square, London.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Rococo highbacked armchair.

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.


Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 28 June 1929, p 22c.

Costume: The Times, 27 June 1929, p 21c.

Costume Supplier: The Times, 27 June 1929, p 21c.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -