LESSEPS, COUNT DE
Neg. No: (GP) 6767A

Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 26-01-1911

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Sitter: Comtesse de Lesseps, née Grace Mackenzie ( ).

Oct. 25 1910 Grace MacKenzie of Toronto flies with Count Jacques de Lesseps in his Bleriot at Belmont Park, New York. [http://www.cbnet.ns.ca/cbnet/educatio/schools/riverview/bell1.html]

Biog: Daughter of Sir William Mackenzie, of Toronto; m. (1911) Comte Jacque de Lesseps.

Date: 26 January 1911.

Occasion: The marriage, 25 January 1911, at St. James's Church, Spanish Place.

Location: Unknown, but set suggests the Claridge's Hotel - place of the reception.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Wedding dress: "...a gown of white chiffon embroidered with pearls, with a long satin train, and she carried a bouquet of orchids and lilies-of-the-valley" (see: The Times, 26 January 1911, p 11a).

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Furniture & Props: 'Claridge's Hotel' set; armchair.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

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No of related negatives: 4.

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Count de Lesseps 1911
Countess de Lesseps (Grace Mackenzie) 1911  
     
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Countess de Lesseps (Grace Mackenzie) 1911
Count and Countess de Lesseps 1911
 

 

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Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 26 January 1911, p 11a.

Costume: The Times, 26 January 1911, p 11a.

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