WALES, PRINCE OF
Neg No: GP 4929
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: None

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Sitter: Prince of Wales.later King Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor(1894-1972)

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Biog: Reigned as King Edward VIII, 1936.

Date: c. 1910-1911.

Occasion: -

Location: -

Descr: TQL seated.

Costume: Naval uniform (Osborne College) with mourning band.

NB: Osborne Royal Naval College, opened by King Edward VII on August 4th 1903, closed in 1921

Photographer: Walter Pannell, Lafayette Ltd, Dublin.

No of poses: 1

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, p 311-12.

Costume: Major F E Verney MC, HRH: A Character Study of the Prince of Wales, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1927, p 36 ff

Photog: Copyright Records, Public Record Office, Kew: COPY 1/556, 3 May 1911. (7 poses registered).

Reproduced: Major F E Verney MC, HRH: A Character Study of the Prince of Wales, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1927, opp p 36 (versions) The Lady's Pictorial, 29 April 1911, front page; The Throne and Country, 14 June 1911, p 47; Weekly Irish Times, 24 June 1911; The Court Journal, 29 June 1911, p 774; The Irish Times, 10 July 1911, front page; Programme and Souvenir of the Royal Visit July 1911, Dublin, 1911, p 11; The Illustration London News, 15 July 1911, supplement; The Court Journal, 20 June 1912, front page..

 

 

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