COLLECTION – EDWARD VII and GEORGE V. Collection of photographs and letters... George V, Dickens etc.
Lot 134*
ROYALTY – EDWARD VII and GEORGE V. Collection of photographs and letters... George V, Dickens etc.
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,407) inc. premium

Lot Details
COLLECTION – EDWARD VII and GEORGE V. Collection of photographs and letters... George V, Dickens etc.
ROYALTY – EDWARD VII and GEORGE V
Collection of photographs and letters, comprising a fine folio-format photograph of Edward VII, signed ("Edward R&I") at Malta in 1907, a signed photograph of him in civilian clothes ("Albert Edward/ 1898"), and an autograph letter by him to A.H. Layard, discoverer of Nineveh; a group wedding photograph of the future George V and Princess Mary, surrounded by heir bridesmaids, signed ("George" and "Victoria May", dated by the latter 1893); plus an autograph envelope signed by Charles Dickens (to Dr Percy at the House of Commons, 23 December 1868) and one by Prince Albert (to his Private Secretary Colonel Phipps), plus letters by Canning, Palmerston, Peel and Ramsay MacDonald

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the second photograph sigend "Albert Edward", in civiian dress, is not included in the lot (as viewed).
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    Specialist - Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
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