SEYMOUR, MRS. E. CULME
Neg. No: 4794
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 25-05-1911
Sitter: Mrs. Evelyn Culme Seymour, née Laura Maud Macnaghten (d.1958).
Biog: Younger daughter of Sir Steuart Macnaghten, D.L.; m. (1908) Evelyn Culme Seymour, Cmdr. RN. (1881-1970), grandson of the Rev. Sir John Hobart Culme Seymour, 2nd Bt.
Date: 25 May 1911.
Occasion: The Court, 25 May 1911: presented, on her marriage, by the Lady Dunboyne.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Court dress: "A picture frock of soft white satin, trimmed with rare old Venetian lace. The Court train was entirely composed of Venetian lace mounted on satin and bordered with gold tissues" (see: The Court Journal, 8 June 1911, p 670a).
Costume Supplier: Madame Agnes Unwin (late of Madame Oliver Holmes), 3 New Burlington Street, Regent Street, London.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean style armchair; Louis XV style giltwood footstool.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: Light stand visible on the right.
No of poses: 1.
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Biog: Burke's Peerage.
Occasion: The Times, 26 May 1911, p 7b & 27 May 1911, p 9d.
Costume: The Times, 26 May 1911, p 7d; The Court Journal, 8 June 1911, p 670a.
Costume Supplier: The Court Journal, 8 June 1911, p 671a.