Children of King George V & Queen Mary Signed Autograph Photo c. 1909

Product code: 5562
£2,995.00
Exceptionally rare private photo signed in black ink by all the children of King George V circa 1909:

Photographed and signed:

Edward VIII (23 June 1894 - 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year. Edward was the eldest son of King George V and Queen Mary.

"Edward"

George VI (14 December 1895 - 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth. As the second son of King George V,

"Albert"

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (25 April 1897 - 28 March 1965) was a member of the British Royal Family; she was the third child and only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary.

"Mary"

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (31 March 1900 - 10 June 1974) was a soldier and third son of King George V and Queen Mary.

"Henry"

Prince George, Duke of Kent (20 December 1902 - 25 August 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourth son and fifth child of King George V and Queen Mary.
"George"

Prince John of the United Kingdom (12 July 1905 - 18 January 1919) was the fifth son and youngest of the six children to King George V and his wife, Queen Mary.In 1909, John was discovered to be afflicted by epilepsy and was also believed to have some form of intellectual disability and possibly autism. As his condition deteriorated, he was sent to live at Sandringham House and was kept away from the public eye. There, he was cared for by his governess, "Lala" Bill, and befriended local children whom his mother had gathered to be his playmates. Prince John died at Sandringham in 1919, following a severe seizure, and was buried at nearby St Mary Magdalene Church. His illness was released to the wider public only after his death.

"JOHNNIE"

Size: 12.5 x 10 cm approx
Code 5562