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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Hovingham Hall, North Yorkshire (photographed)

  • Date:

    08/06/1961 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beaton, Cecil (Sir), born 1904 - died 1980 (photographer)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed to the Museum in 1987 by Eileen Hose, secretary to the photographer

  • Museum number:

    PH.3899-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 914, box Q

Place of Origin

Hovingham Hall, North Yorkshire (photographed)

Date

08/06/1961 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Beaton, Cecil (Sir), born 1904 - died 1980 (photographer)

Marks and inscriptions

'The Wedding of H.R.H. The Duke of Kent:/ THE NEW DUCHESS OF KENT / A study of Miss Katharine Worsley, who became the Duchess of Kent after her marriage to H.R.H. the Duke of Kent / in York Minster on June / 8th, 1961, taken by Cecil Beaton at Hovingham Hall in Yorkshire. / The Duchess is pictured in her gown of gossamer white silk gauze / woven with a formal design in iridescent silvery thread; her train / was 15 feet long. / Please acknowledge: Study by CECIL BEATON / CAMERA PRESS LONDON 6720-4'
Typed on paper, affixed to reverse of photograph.

'COPYRIGHT / CAMERA PRESS LTD. / RUSSELL COURT / CORAM STREET / LONDON W.C.1. / TERMINUS 4488 & 9393'
Printed with ink-stamp on reverse.

Dimensions

Width: 20.6 cm image, Width: 20.6 cm paper, Height: 25.4 cm image, Height: 25.4 cm paper

Descriptive line

Royal Portrait by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). Photograph depicting Katharine Worsley, Duchess of Kent on her wedding day, Hovingham Hall, Yorkshire, 1961.

Production Note

Cecil Beaton photographed members of the royal family from 1930-1979.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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