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Photograph

Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1932 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lenare (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Antony Acton

  • Museum number:

    T.74-1966

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Large coloured studio photograph depicting Mrs Antony Acton standing in profile, against a dark background and wearing a white wedding dress designed by Victor Stiebel. The dress has long tight sleeves and an extremely long train, and a wedding cap and veil are designed by Lanvin. The Lenare signature and reclining lion motif are partially visible along the bottom edge of the border, but have been cropped, possibly for framing.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1932 (made)

Artist/maker

Lenare (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Lenare'
Signature at the bottom right

'C / 13468 14'
Written in blue pencil on back

'PHOTOGRAPH BY LENARE / 28 GEORGE STREET / HANOVER SQUARE W.1. / TELEPHONE MAYFAIR 2261 - 3 LINES / COPYRIGHT / BY LENARE / THIS PICTURE MUST NOT BE / REPRODUCED WITHOUT A FEE'
Stamped in blue on the reverse

Dimensions

Width: 33.5 cm, Height: 26.6 cm

Descriptive line

Studio photograph of Mrs Antony Acton in her wedding dress, Lenare, London, 1932

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Marriage; Photographs; Fashion; Women's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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