London, South Kensington
28 October 2007
PRINCESS MARY'S ALBUM COVER AN ALBUM COVER
Of shell pink silk with gilt initial 'M' below a crown to the cover, and printed to the inside 'Greetings and Respectful Wishes for Christmas and the New Year, From Your Royal Highness's Faithful Servants, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.,' -- 25 x 22.5in. (63.5 x 57cm.)
H.R.H. Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (1897-1965).
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