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The Prince of Wales on a tour of the Isle of Wight, 1926. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes.

The Prince of Wales on a tour of the Isle of Wight, 1926. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes.

2-695-291 - Kirk & Sons of Cowes/Heritage-Images

The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), on a tour of the Isle of Wight, 1926. The eldest son of King George V, Edward (1894-1972) was invested as Prince of Wales in 1911. He succeeded his father as king in 1936 but only ruled from 20 January 1936 until 11 December 1936 before abdicating in order to be with the woman he loved, an American divorcee called Wallis Simpson.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0860000497
  1. 12351
  1. 2-695-291
  1. 2695291
  1. B/25/QP

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5807x4134
File Size : 23444kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Kirk & Sons of Cowes, attributed to: British; English: Photography Studio
Subject
  1. King Edward VIII: British: King of Britain
People Related
  1. William Umpleby Kirk: British; English: Photographer
  2. Arthur Henry Kirk: British; English: Photographer
  3. Edgar WP Kirk: British; English: Photographer
Medium
  1. Photograph
  2. Photograph
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Isle of Wight
  1. 50 40 00 N , 001 20 00 W

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