DescriptionSigned Photograph of Prince Edward, as a Boy
Edward of York, Prince of Wales, (r. 1936, abdicated), seaside portrait photograph of the Prince in a bathing costume and holding a towel, signed David, and dated July 1, 1908, with inscription "You never knew about me, I never knew about you. Waiting!!!" 5 ½ x 3 in. (1/2 inch at top folded over), framed, together with a small cropped photograph of Edward wearing a sailor's suit, inscribed Baby David, framed.
The Prince often used David, one of his four first names; the others being George, Andrew, and Patrick. For most of his life, Edward was known to his family and close friends, by his first name, David.
"Letters from a Prince," edited by Rupert Godfrey, (1998), London. Illustrated p. 124, Waiting photo; and p. 277, Baby photo.
Freda Dudley Ward, his mistress
Purchased from Maggs Bros., London
Condition report available upon request.
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