Original Wedding Photograph of the Duke of Windsor (formerly Edward VIII) and the Duchess of Windsor (formerly Wallis Simpson at the Chateau De Cande on Their Wedding Day with Herman Rogers and Major E D ("Fruity") Metcalf
A very handsome and large original contemporary photograph of Wallis Simpson and the recently abdicated King Edward VIII taken on their wedding day, July 3rd 1937, presumably by Cecil Beaton. The full length length portrait shows the Duke wearing morning dress to the left of his new wife, Wallis Simpson is facing the camera, smiling and wearing a Schiaparelli suit. To the Duke's left is his best man and travelling companion, Major E D Metcalf, nicknamed "Fruity" who had previously married the youngest Curzon daughter (Lady Alexandra, koen as "Baba". The print is in excellent condition with just small corner creases, unmounted, small area of old paper to reverse suggesting a press description was once there. Similar related photographs were included in the Duke and Duchess oif Windsor's wedding album which was lot 56 in their Public Collections sale by Sotheby's in New York Sept 1997 when it realised just over $30,000. N° de ref. de la librería 006605
Título: Original Wedding Photograph of the Duke of ...
Año de publicación: 1937
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