In Beloved Memory of H.M. King Edward VIII.(of Great Britain & Ireland. Emperor of India.)
Wood engraving on crepe paper, printed in colours. Sheet 370 x 390mm (14½ x 15¼"). Some creasing.
A very rare souvenir handkerchief for the lying-in-state and funeral of Edward VIII on 20th May, 1910. Within a border of flags and flowers is a medallion portrate of the late King, a schedule for the funeral and a list of events of his life. Mrs S. Burgess specialised in these paper souvenirs in the early 20th century.
[Ref: 32312] £130.00