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Eleanor Mae (Thomsen) MacLachlan fonds
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2 b&w photographs
2 colour photographs
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Eleanor Mae (Thomsen) MacLachlan, now of Sechelt, B.C., spent her youth in Winnipeg. The photographs in this small collection accompanied a donation of three dresses worn by Eleanor on important social occasions she attended and for her wedding in 1961. These included the wedding of her brother, Arthur Thomsen, and Margaret Cook on On July 7, 1956 where she was a bridesmaid; and the Tri-Service Ball in February of 1959 at the Flight Cadet's Mess, Station Winnipeg which Eleanor attended with Marilyn Thomsen, Bert Marcano and Maurice Ching-Song. Eleanor married Doug MacLachlan at Hampstead, London, England on July 15, 1961.
The photographs were donated to the Dugald Costume Museum by Eleanor MacLachlan in 1989.
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The collection includes: a contemporary copy print of a black and white photograph of the wedding party at the Thomsen/Cook wedding, ca.1956; a contemporary copy print of a black and white photograph of Eleanor and her friends at the Tri-Service Ball, ca.1959; two contemporary copy prints of colour snapshots showing Eleanor and Doug on their wedding day, ca.1961.
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No reproduction or publication without the permission of the Costume Museum of Canada.
The finding aids for these photographs are the catalogue cards for PHO-C76 and the photograph collection photocopies.
The black and white copy prints measure 17.5 x12.5 cm and 17.5 x 12.5 cm respectively. The two colour prints measure 8.7 x 13 cm each.
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