Emperor and Empress with Duke and Duchess
(Original Caption) Emperor and Ex-King. Paris: Emperor Hirohito and his wife Empress Nagako of Japan pose with the Duke and Duchess of Windsor at the Windsors' Paris home in the Bois de Boulogne. The Emperor made a special private request to meet again the Duke whom he met when both were heirs to their countries' thrones, 50 years ago. (The Duke succeeded to the throne of Britain in 1936 but abdicated to marry a divorce).
PURCHASE A LICENCE
How can I use this image?
Please note: images depicting historical events may contain themes, or have descriptions, that do not reflect current understanding. They are provided in a historical context. Learn more.
Contact your local office for all commercial or promotional uses.
Bettmann / Contributor
04 October, 1971
Not released. More information
Max file size:
4119 x 2729 px (34.87 x 23.11 cm) - 300 dpi - 5 MB