• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 82

    A COLLECTION OF MARLBOROUGH HOUSE TOWELS

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    A COLLECTION OF MARLBOROUGH HOUSE TOWELS
    With a chequerboard pattern, stamped 'Pastry, Marlborough House' with crest and collection of huckabuck towels, some with embroidered 'MH' monograms, some stamped
    The monogram is for Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), widow of King Edward VII (1841-1910). (10)


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    King Edward VIII and Queen Alexandra lived at Marlborough house as Prince and Princess of Wales until the Prince succeeded his mother as King in 1901. Queen Alexandra returned nine years later, after the death of her husband in 1910 and lived there until her death in 1925.

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