Prince Philip 1921-2021

A Celebration

$35.00

A celebration of the the life of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. An official biography in pictures.

This book is not yet published, but will be available from October 2021.

ISBN: 9781909741805 Category:

Deborah Clarke, Sally Goodsir

Description

This souvenir publication celebrates the remarkable 99-year life of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Britain’s longest serving consort. Drawing on private archives as well as official records, the book explores the major events in Prince Philip’s life, from his birth in Corfu, his education and naval and wartime service, to his marriage to Her Majesty The Queen, his support for the sovereign at home and abroad, his interests and his patronage of more than 750 organisations. With more than 150 images of His Royal Highness, this personal yet authoritative account offers a fresh look at a lifetime of achievement.

Drawing on private archives as well as official records, the book considers the many sides to the UK’s longest serving Prince Consort, on a personal level as a son, husband and father, as a sportsman and artist, and his role as a champion of science and industry and a leader in environmental and conservation causes.

With more than 150 images of His Royal Highness, this personal yet authoritative account offers a fresh look at a lifetime of achievements.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 17 x 21 cm
Publisher name Royal Collection Trust
Publication date 21 October 2021
Number of pages 144
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales
Dimensions 17 x 21 cm
Weight 300 g

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Deborah Clarke was formerly Senior Curator, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Royal Collection Trust. She is the author of Scottish Artists: From Caledonia to the Continent and a contributing author to Charles II: Art and Power.

Sally Goodsir is Curator of Decorative Arts, Royal Collection Trust. She is the author of Royal Gifts and a contributing author to George IV: Art & Spectacle and Painting Paradise.