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Accession number 2005.112
Catalog Number 2005.112.0228
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Wedding Portrait of Lawrence and Mary Jane Kes
Year Range from 1954.0
Year Range to 1954.0
Photographer Werner, Wilbur
Studio The Werner Studio
Place Chaska/Minnesota
Description Black and white photographic wedding portrait of Lawrence Kes and Mary Jane O'Loughlin. Mary is wearing a floor length gown of tulle and lace over satin. The bodice is fitted with long lace sleeves, net yoke, and lace collar. The skirt has alternating strips of tulle and lace which extend into the full train. She is also wearing a fingertip veil which is held in place by a heart-shaped bonnet. Lawrence is wearing a tuxedo with a white jacket, black pants, black bowtie, black pocket square, and a white carnation boutonniere. The photo was taken in the photographer's studio in Chaska. The background is a wall made up of large panels that are painted with scrolling motifs. There are also two scrolling ironwork sculptures and pedestals topped with bouquets of roses flanking the couple in the background. The couple was married at St. Mary's Catholic Church on August 7, 1954.
People Kes, Lawrence
Kes, Mary Jane
O'Loughlin, Mary Jane
Search Terms Photograph
Portrait
Bride
Groom
Wedding
Flowers
Fashion
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Shakopee
Copyright The Werner Studio
Chaska, Minnesota