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SEYMOUR, MRS. E. CULME
Neg. No: 4794
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 25-05-1911

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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.

Jewellery: -

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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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

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.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -