FORSDYKE, MRS. C.
Neg. No: (GP) L 8697
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 02-06-1921

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Subject: Mr. & Mrs. Charles Frederick Forsdick, wedding portrait.

Sitters:

(Bride-groom) Charles Frederick Forsdick ( ), son of William Forsdick, of Auckland, New Zeland.

(Bride) Mrs. Charles Frederick Forsdick, née Enid Mary Kathleen O'Connor ( ), daughter of Maurice O'Connor of Ballygunge, St. Georg's-hill, Weybridge and of Ballygunde, Calcutta; m. (1921) Charles Frederick Forsdick.

Date: 2 June 1921.

Occasion: The marriage, 2 June 1921, at St. Margaret's, Westminster.

Location: Unknown, but set suggests The Claridge's Hotel, a place of reception.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Wedding dress:

"...a pearl embroidered gown of ivory Roman crepe with a train of the same material, over which was draped an old Brussels needlepoint veil hung from the shoulders. Her tulle veil was held in place by a coronet of orange blossom, and the bouquet of lilies-of-the-valley was tied with tulle streamers" (see: The Times, 3 June 1921, p 15c).

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Furniture & Props: Set suggesting the interior of Claridge's Hotel.

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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Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 3 June 1921, p 15c.

Costume: The Times, 3 June 1921, p 15c.

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