Shelia Joyce marriage to Robert Leslie Harrison 1929

Feb 2nd, 1929 | By | Category: Joyce Newspaper Reports


A very interesting wedding took place at”The Overflow,” the home of Mr. and Mrs.Edgar Joyce, on January 24th, when the marriage of Mr. Robert Leslie Harrison (son ofMr. and Mrs. Robert Harrison, Glenbrae,Greenslopes, Brisbane) and Miss Sheila Joyce(daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joyce) took place.

The bride, who was given away by herfather, wore a gown of white ninon cut todisplay ankle length lace points. Her longtulle veil, which fell in the form of a train,was arranged with orange blossoms, and shecarried a shower bouquet of white water lilies,ant’gnon, and jessamine. Misses Shevauneen,Molly, and Doreen Joyce, who attended theirsister as bridesmaids, wore frocks of whiteorgandie, fashioned .in early Victorian effectand embroidered in pastel green. In place ofhats short tulle veils were worn, and showerbouquets in shades to harmonise with theirtoilettes.

Mr. Cecil Harrison was best man. andMessrs. Allan Fraser and Burgho Joyce(brother of the bride) were groomsmen.

The wedding dejeuner was served underspreading jacaranda trees on the lawn at “TheOverflow,” the lawn itself being gay withminiature ponds of blue lilies.

Mrs. Joyce (mother of the bride) wore agown of dove grey georgette, with cobwebembroideries 011 the tiered skirt. Her blackhat showed a pink relief. A bouquet in shadesto tone completed her costume.

Mrs. Harrison (mother of the bridegroom)chose .navy mariette mounted 011 cardinal red,the skirt cut to fall in handkerchief points.Her navy hat was encircled with flat floralapplique, and she carried a bouquet of crimson roses.

The bride’s travelling dress was an ensembleof autumn leaf pompadour, relieved with saxe,the coat of French crepe de chine being alsoin saxe tonings. Her large hat, which featured a drooping brim, was in shades to harmonise.

The honeymoon is being spent in Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

From Queensland Figaro 2 February 2929

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