Collections & Recollections of Farnborough & R.F.C. 1915
World War One: BRIGHT, R.G.T (Compiler)
Album; small folio; original half cloth. An archive of letters often accompanied with drawings sent to The Royal Flying Corps at Farnborough between November 1914 and February 1915, from soldiers and civilians (male and female) wishing to join the R...
Draft of a speech made by the then Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch
WORLD WAR ONE: EDWARD VIII
An autograph manuscript, unsigned, four pages, 4to and slightly smaller. The boldly penned holograph manuscript, with a number of corrections, is the draft of a speech made by the Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch at the end of World War One and states, in part, 'This is an occasion of such unique & historical interest that I find it very difficult to address such a so distinguished an assembly...
The Unveiling of the Thiepval Memorial to The Battle of the Somme
WORLD WAR ONE: EDWARD VIII; LEBRUN, Albert
Photograph by F.W. Patrick of the British Legion, 21cm by 16cm in mount 33cm by 21cm. Thiepval 1st August 1932. Signed on the mount, showing the Prince and the French President at the unveiling of the Thiepval Memorial...
Signed Hand Written: The First Day of the Somme
WORLD WAR ONE: Private later Acting Sergeant Walter Keeble
Autograph signed letter; two pages on Northampton General Hospital head note paper, dated 12th July 1916. Together with photographs of Keeble and his wife and a small number of documents including Demobilization Certificate...
Winox War stamps attached to 'LEST WE FORGET' application form.
WORLD WAR ONE: Propaganda
Four Winox War stamps attached to 'LEST WE FORGET' application form for Winox War Stamps. The Four stamps are based on designs by Dutch artist Louis Raemaekers, are the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, the execution of nurse Edith Cavell, the killing of French and Belgian civilians, and civilian casualties produced in Zeppelin bombing raids against Great Britain...
Archive of Wilfred Taylor 1916-1918
WORLD WAR ONE: Royal Flying Corps
Two small notebooks, seven drawings and four period photographs of Air Mechanic Wilfred Taylor. Taylor joined the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) in 1916. The first notebook is titled W Taylor Royal Flying Corps...