[ARTHUR (Duke of Connaught, 1883-1938, Military officer and Grandson of Queen Victoria, Governor General of South Africa) & his wife Princess ALEXANDRA(Victoria Alberta, Princess, 2nd Duchess of Fife, 1891-1959, elder daughter of Princess Royal Louise and granddaughter of Edward VII)]

Unsigned Press Photo showing the Prince and his bride leaving St James's with stamps on the verso from the Press Service that is was used for an Obituary photo, the image shows their open carriage driving down St James's with crowds lining the street and a Military guard, 9½" x 7", London, 15th October

On 15th October 1913, Prince Arthur married his cousin Princess Alexandra at the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, London. They were attended by five bridesmaids: The Princess Mary, Princess Maud of Fife, Princesses Mary, Helena, and May of Teck. Princess Alexandra was the eldest daughter and heir of the 1st Duke of Fife and the Princess Royal, the eldest daughter of King Edward VII. As such, the couple were first cousins once removed.

Item Date:  1913

Stock No:  40467      £75

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