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4-268 (Original)

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Teale, 1982
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LEVI - SANDERS. - The marriage of Miss - - Sanders, second daughter of Mr Lewis Sanders, of Albert-street, East Melbourne, and Mr John Levi, son of the Hon. N. Levi, M.L.C., of 'Liverpool', Princes-street, St. Kilda, was celebrated at the bride's residence, on Wednesday afternoon, November 2, at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Dr Joseph officiated, and Mr Sanders gave his daughter away. The Hon. N. Levi and Mrs Joseph Levi supported the bridegroom. After the ceremony, a reception was held in the drawing-room, round which garlands and festoons of greenery were arranged. The guests then adjourned to the handsomely decorated marquee where breakfast was served to a large number of guests. The bride's gown was composed of white ivory duchesse satin. The bodice was cut low, but the neck was covered in by a fichu of richly embroidered chiffon, edged with a fringe of orange blossom, which fell to the waist in front, and was finished off at the back under the large silk bow of the Watteau train. The skirt was bordered by a double box-pleat of silk. The veil worn with this gown was an embroidered Brussel's lace which had been worn by the bride's grandmother and mother in turn, and was fastened with a diamond star, the gift of the bridegroom. A chatelaine posy completed a most becoming toilet. There were five bridesmaids - the Misses Minnie, Carrie, Estelle and Zara Sanders (sisters of the bride), and Miss Florrie Davis. The Misses Minnie and Estelle Sanders were attired in eau de nil silk gowns made with the bell skirt, edged with a kilting of silk, and short bodices bordered with a fold of silk and having vests over which were drawn graceful fichus of chiffon. In a similar way the shell pink silk gowns of Miss Carrie and Miss Zara Sanders were made, and the daffodil dress of Miss Florrie Davis. Each maid wore a hat to correspond with her gown, the hats being black crinoline straws, trimmed with knots of ribbon grass, roses, and velvet to match the gowns. They carried pink posies with streamers, and wore crook brooches, at the back of which was the name of the bridegroom (who presented them). Mrs Sanders wore navy blue silk, with black lace; black bonnet with yellow roses; and posy of yellow roses. During the afternoon, Mr and Mrs Levi left on their honeymoon. The bride's travelling dress was grey tweed (tailor made) grey tweed cape with pink ribbon, and black hat with grass and velvet. The presents which the bride received were numerous and costly, the following being the list: - The Honourable Nathaniel Levi, M.L.C., house and furniture. Mr and Mrs Sanders (parents of bride), chest of silver (complete), and house and table linen. Mr and Mrs Joseph Levi, set of entree dishes. [102]
Mr and Mrs S.O. Nelson, handsome afternoon tea tray . . . Masters [sic] Cecil Nelson, entree dishes - . - Mr Nat. Levy, tea and coffee service. Mr E. B. Levy, set of dish covers. Mr Nat. Levy (London), bank draught. Mr Albert Levy (Edinburgh), bank draught . . - Mrs L. Isaacs (London), set of silver salt cellars. Mr Benjamin (London), silver card case. Sir and Lady Benjamin, boot-hook and shoe-horn (silver). Mr and Mrs Arthur Snowden, handsome photo stand. Dr and Mrs Hewlett, set of fruit spoons (silver) - . . Mr Edward Cohen, two handsome fruit dishes. Mr David Benjamin, dessert service (Limoges). Mr Alex Marks (Consul of Japan), handsome fruit service - . - Mr E. L. Zox, M.L.A., gong. Dr and Mrs Joske, card receiver . . - Mr and Mrs John Jacobs, royal Worcester Vase. Mr and Mrs Sim Cohen, two elegant Doulton jugs. Mrs M. Michaelis, pair of royal Worcester vases. Mrs Bloomington, elegant ornament. Mr and Mrs A. D. Hart, handsome lamp and shade. Mr and Mrs Charles Cohen (Bendigo), costly lamp. - . Mr and Mrs Fred. Michaelis, Majolica vase. Mr and Mrs Abrahams, fruit knives and forks - Mrs M. Moss (Sydney), large Doulton urn. Mrs Levinson, pair of hall brushes. Mrs Charles Jacobs, jug. Mr and Mrs A. Levi, liqueur stand. The Misses Anthony, pretty photo. frame. Mr E. Hart, handsome Japanese ornament - - - Mr Klisso, pair of ornaments. Mr Lionel and Mr Arthur Hart, silver butter cooler. The servants of the house, three cameo cut vases.