MCMICKING, MRS (DUCHESS DE STACKPOOL)
Neg. No: (GP) 5477
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 19-09-1907

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Subject: Col. and Mrs Harry McMicking, wedding portrait.

Sitter:

(Bride-groom) Col. Harry McMicking (1867-1944); C.B. 1922; D.S.O. 1902.

(Bride) Mrs Harry McMicking, née Gertrude de Stacpoole; only daughter of 4th Duc de Stacpool; m. (1907) Col. Harry McMicking.

Date: 19 September 1907.

Occasion: The marriage at the Oratory, Brompton, 16 September 1907.

Location: [Probably 24, Cadogan Square, house of the Duchesse de Stacpool and place of the wedding reception].

Descr: FL.

Costume: Wedding dress:

"...a Princess gown of ivory duchesse satin trimmed with old duchesse lace, the gift of her mother, and a train of silver tissue tastefully caught up with bows of chiffon and bunches of orange blossom, with a lovely pelerine of the lace. Her veil, which was of tulle, was arranged over a coronet of shamrocks and orange blossom. She carried a sheaf of Madonna lilies" (The Court Journal, 21 September 1907, p 1425a).

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Marquis of Ruvigny, The Titled Nobility of Europe, London, 1914; Who's Who.

Occasion: The Court Journal, 21 September 1907, p 1425a.

Costume: The Court Journal, 21 September 1907, p 1425a.

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