The First English King to Fly: King Edward VIII. Over Windsor Castle. From the Painting made for "The Illustrated London News" by G.H. Davis. (Copyrighted).

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Artist

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Print, Letterpress Halftone on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

  • Mat (H x W): 45.7 × 55.2cm (18 in. × 21 3/4 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 36.5 × 50.5cm (14 3/8 × 19 7/8 in.)

Country of Origin

Great Britain

Date

c. 1929

Physical Description

Colored letterpress halftone print of King Edward VIII flying in a two-seater Gipsy Moth over Windsor Castle in 1929. Title and caption below image. Caption states that King Edward VIII made a habit of flying to many of his public engagements, and identifies him as the man in the rear seat of the plane. After a painting by G.H. Davis made for "The Illustrated London News."

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140870000

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