Overall: 19 1/2 x 19 in. ( 49.5 x 48.3 cm )
Silk printed kerchief with the "Farewell Address" of King Edward VIII in the center, printed in blue ink on a white ground; red border.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Puttedge
printed: center: "Farewell/ At long last I am able to say a few words of my own. I have never/ wanted to withhold anything but until now it has not been constitutionally/ possible for me to speak./ A few hours ago I discharged my last duty as King and Emporer,/ and now that I have been succeeded by my brother, the Duke of York, .."
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