PORTRAIT TAKEN AT THE TIME OF THEIR ENGAGEMENT

GEORGE VI (1895-1952, King of England) & ELIZABETH (1900-2002, Queen of Great Britain)

Super original photo by C. Vandyk, signed on the mount by both - 'Bertie' & 'Elizabeth', and dated by the Duke of York, showing the young couple in informal clothes, he is perching on the edge of a table with his arms crossed and she is standing beside him in a simple dress and pearls, 8 " x 6 ", no place, 14th January 1923

The Duke and Duchess of York officially announced their engagement on 16th January and were married on 26th April in Westminster Abbey.
From a Royal Collection.
  

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