• DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR - a b/w. head... Image
  • DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR - a b/w. head... Image
  • DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR - a b/w. head... Image

Lot 1337

DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR - a b/w. head...

DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR - a b/w. head & shoulder photo. portrait of the couple (23 x 17 cms.) by Dorothy Wilding, her pencilled signature beneath, & signed in the blank upper part - 'Edward / Duke of Windsor / 1956' & 'Wallis Windsor'. mounted on India paper & thick card. . . * gifted 'To: Mr. Hughes, Queen Elizabeth Baggage Master. From: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor.' - as typed on address label of original accompanying envelope; together with a copy of 'WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED' (no. 24, Saturday December 12, 1936); front cover illus. is head & shoulders photo. - 'Mrs. Ernest Simpson', large caption beneath -'The Royal Crisis: Exclusive Pictures' . . * published one day after the King's abdication - but with no reference to that event; most of the contents relate to the cover story. Illustrated