This sale provides a fascinating glimpse into the private worlds of two of the children of Their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary: His Royal Highness The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Her Royal Highness The Princess Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood and their families.
From the collection of Their Royal Highnesses the Dukes of Gloucester come 237 lots, which mainly comprise items collected by the late T.R.H The Prince and Princess Henry, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester (lots 1-81 & 180-335). A further 80 lots come from The Collection of The Earls of Harewood, Harewood House, Yorkshire (lots 100-179). As well as items from H.R.H. The Princess Mary, who, as Countess of Harewood, was chatelaine of that great house from 1929, the sale includes items that have been amassed by generations of the Lascelles family, from the builder of Harewood, Edwin Lascelles, 1st Baron Harewood (1713-95) through to George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood (1923-2011), Princess Mary’s eldest son.
Lots 1-81: TRH The Dukes of Gloucester
Lots 100-179: The Earls of Harewood
Lots 180-335: TRH The Dukes of Gloucester
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