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Prince Edward at the Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, c1909. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes.

Prince Edward at the Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, c1909.  Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes.

2-695-294 - Kirk & Sons of Cowes/Heritage-Images

Prince Edward standing in front of the officers' quarters of the Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, c1909. The prince in naval cadet's uniform at the college where he spent two years. 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. 0860000499
  1. 1019
  1. 2-695-294
  1. 2695294
  1. B/25/QP

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4187x5921
File Size : 24211kb

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
Picture Type
  1. Portrait
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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