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Neg. No: (SF) L 121254
Neg. Size: 8½" x 6½"
Neg. Date: 01-06-1926

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Subject: The marriage of George Bruce Ismay to Miss Florence Edrington, wedding group with best man and bridesmaids.

Sitters: (Bride-groom) George Bruce Ismay ( ), son of Joseph Ismay, of 15, Hill Street, Berkeley Square;(1)

(Bride) Mrs. George Bruce Ismay, née Florence Edrington ( ); daughter of William Reynolds Edrington, of 830, Park Avenue, New York City; m. (1926) George Bruce Ismay.

Date: 1 June 1926.

Occasion: The Marriage, 1 June 1926, at St. George's, Hanover Square.

Location: Claridge's Hotel.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Wedding dress:
"...a gown of soft white satin with a full Court train of the same material. A narrow chaplet of orange buds held in place a beautiful old Brussels lace veil (lent by Mrs Bruce Ismay), over which fell a flowing tulle veil. She carried a bouquet of white carnation" (The Morning Post, 2 June 1926, p 13d).

(Bridesmaids) Bridesmaids' gowns:
"...sleevless dresses of fine needle-run lace mounted on cream georgette. Their large picture hats of cream straw were trimmed with deep delphinium-blue velvet ribbon, and they carried sheaves of deep blue delphiniums" (The Morning Post, 2 June 1926, p 13d).

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: -

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of related negatives: 5.


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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: -

Occasion: The New York Times, 14 April 1926, p 6f (II) & 2 June 1926, p 18b; The Times, 2 June 1926, p 17d; The Morning Post, 2 June 1926, p 13d.

Costume: The Times, 2 June 1926, p 17d; The Morning Post, 2 June 1926, p 13d.

Jewellery: -

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1. "Mr. Ismay is a member of a family that has been associated with the White Star Line of steamships for many years"... (see: The New York Times, 14 April 1926, p 6f (II)).