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His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
CREDIT: Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

1921 – 2021

It was with great sadness that we learnt today of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. 

The RPS President, Simon Hill HonFRPS, has written to Her Majesty The Queen on behalf of the Royal Photographic Society:


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Prince Philip was an Honorary Member of the RPS and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second become Patron of the Royal Photographic Society in June 1952. They were photographed together for the RPS Journal the following year (top right). Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge took over patronage of the RPS in 2019.

Images by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum) who was a personal friend of His Royal Highness and member of the RPS. (Left) The Photographic Journal, October 1949, p. 236 and (Right) The Photographic Journal, January 1953, n.p.