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Neg. No: M 22650a
Neg. Size: 8 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Neg. Date: 22-10-1926

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Subject: The Hon. Robert Power Trench and Hon. Mrs R.P. Trench, wedding portrait.

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(The Bridegroom) The Hon. Robert Power Trench, later 4th Baron Ashtown (1897-1966); 2nd son of Frederick Oliver Trench, 3rd Baron Ashtown; s. father 1946.

(The Bride) Hon. Mrs R.P. Trench, later Mrs R. O'Brien nee Geraldine Ida Grey (1898-1940); 4th daughter of Sir Henry Foley Grey, 7th Bt.; m. 1stly (1926) The Hon. Robert Power Trench; div. (1938); m. 2ndly (1938) Edmond Robert Richard O'Brien, R.N.V.R.

Date: 22 October 1926.

Occasion: The marriage, 20 October 1926, at St. Mary's Parish Church, Enville.

Location: Enville Hall, Stourbridge, Worcestershire.

Descr: FL standing.


(The Bride) Wedding dress:
"...dress of softly-clinging white velvet was made with long sleeves and draped gracefully to the figure, making a becoming background for her train of antique Brussels lace. A wreath of myrtle leaves and orange buds held her tulle veil. Her bouquet of deep crimson gave a delightful touch of colour to the tout ensemble". (The Morning Post, 21 October 1926, p 9d).

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No of relative negatives: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 10 November 1966, p 12f.

Occasion: The Times, 21 October 1926, p 17c; The Morning Post, 21 October 1926, p 9d; Eve, 3 November 1926, p 328.

Costume: The Times, 21 October 1926, p 17c; The Morning Post, 21 October 1926, p 9d.

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Reproduced: (version) Eve, 3 November 1926, p 328.

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