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Elizabeth II., Queen (1926)
Oversize signed photograph from the year of her coronation
Elizabeth II., Queen (1926) - Oversize signed photograph from the year of her coronation - Queen of the United Kingdom since 1952. Excellent signed photograph, 11.0 x 14.5.0 inch on a 12.25 x 16.75 inch photographers mount. Black and white three-quarter length photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. wearing the coronation diadem and the Order of The Garter. Signed and dated in ink on white margin below the picture "Elizabeth R 1953". The photograph is a silver print by Dorothy Wilding with her photographers label on verso. Signature slightly faded, minor discoloration above signature, mounting residue on verso, slightly wavy and minor cracks, price accordingly. Elizabeth became Queen on February 6, 1952, on the death of her father. Later that year, prior to her Coronation on June 2, 1953, Dorothy Wilding was approached to photograph the new monarch. Wilding was the first woman to be appointed as the Official Royal Photographer. Elizabeth sat for her once, during which an excellent set of photographs was produced. A fantastic coronation photograph especially with the original Wilding label on verso and in this size. COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY BY ANDREAS WIEMER HISTORICAL AUTOGRAPHS. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Andreas Wiemer Historical Autographs [Kelkheim, Germany]
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