H.R.H. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester. Steeplechasing before the war.


H.R.H. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester [1900-1974], 4th son of King George V. An amateur photograph, 7¼ x 5¼ ins visible, in an old narrow black frame by G. A. Rose, 23 Pelham Street, London  S.E.. Although his career was necessarily much interrupted by royal duties, the Duke was a serving officer in the 10th Royal Hussars and a very keen sportsman.    aug 31/6

Many of the paintings, prints, and books in the sale of the Duke’s property by Christie’s on 25/26 January 2006 illustrate his keen interest in horses, hunting, and raccing.

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