The Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Quarterly Journal Issue 4 2008.
Gaulding, Mark (publisher).
Place Published: Palm Desert, CA:
Date Published: 2008.
Description: Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Journal--Back Issue 4/2008. A 50-page four color spiral bound news journal. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Society is an exclusive Society of individuals interested in Wallis and Edward ("WE"). Membership in this "almost cultish" group allows you to participate by sharing your own WE interest and collection with other like-minded individuals throughout the world. The Society was founded over twenty years ago. This organization is founded upon member participation and interest, which is collectively focused in a quarterly journal. Throughout the years it's members have visited and reported on tours of exclusive WE-sites, such as Frogmore, The Mill, among others. Join us for future exciting visits to Windsor haunts around the world or read about the couple's many contributions to fashion, food, entertainment and design. Perhaps you'll be the one who is reporting! This issue includes: "COVER: Wallis and Edward earthenware figures identical to the ones the Windsors owned and that were sold as lot 2530 in the Sotheby's auction in 1998 of their personal collection. Photograph of porcelain caricature figures of Edward, Prince of Wales and Wallis Simpson, circa 1937. The Windsors owned an identical set that was sold in the 1998 Sotheby's auction of their personal collection and can be found in the catalog on page 259. Photograph by Ethan Kaminsky Productions, Palm Springs, CA, 2007. Editor's Column Mark Gaulding (CA). A review of this issue as well as topical commentary on current stories that are in the headlines; Sylvia Suggests Column Sylvia Grossberg (MD): Exceptional book recommendations from Society Member and voracious reader Sylvia Grossberg (MD); WE biblio-wise by Mark Gaulding (CA): The book, Fortune Hunters, by Charlotte Hays (and one of Sylvia's recommendations) is reviewed Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society: Member Profile Geoffrey Dunfrey (UK): An interview with Society Member Geoffrey Dunster (UK); UNTITLED: The title of a new play about Wallis which opens in London in February 2009 by Mark Gaulding (CA): A new play about the Duchess of Windsor is opening in London, February 3, 2009 at the Finborough Theatre. The production at the prestigious off-West End theatre stars Olivier Award Winner Nichola McAuliff in the role as the Duchess. Patrick Ryecart stars in the dual role of Butler/Duke; An exclusive interview with UNTITLED's playwright, actress, filmaker and writer, Lena Farugia Mark Gaulding (CA)/Lena Farugia (South Africa): A provocative and fascinating interview with the playwright of UNTITLED about the writing of the play, her research, and a perspective of the play's message from the writer herself; The 2008 Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Member Survey of the Top 10 books about the Duke & Duchess of Windsor Mark Gaulding (CA) Results of the 2008 suvey of Society Members about their favorite top 10 books about the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. These results will be made available on the Bibliography page of the Society's website; 2008 Windsor Auctions in Review by Mark Gaulding (CA): A look at some of the major auctions in 2008 that had WE memorabilia for sale. Includes comprehensive listing of all the WE items, final sales price as well as color photographs from the auction houses. A feast for the eyes. The auctions include: The James C. Russo Collection of Russian & British Royal Objects, Heritage Auction Gallery, Dallas, April, 2008; The William Tallon Collection, Reeman Dansie, UK, July; Royalty, Fine Art & Antiques Two Day Sale, Reeman Dansie, November; among others; Jewelry of the Duchess of Windsor: Elegant Note Card Series Mark Gaulding (CA): The ink drawings of Palm Springs artist and Society Member, Sue Brucks, are now available in note cards for sale by JMVintage. The note cards feature 10 pieces of Wallis jewelry. All gemstones are in color. Includes description on the back of the card of the piece; Mrs. George F. Baker Jr. (Edith), the Windsors and Horseshoe Plantation Mark Gaulding (CA) The eerie, tragic and curious history of Mrs. George F. Baker Jr, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Horseshoe Plantation; WE: cuisine-wise: June Gaulding (CA) "Wild Game Dining for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor at the Horseshoe Plantation in Tallahassee, Florida. The topic of this column includes recipes from Bobwhite Quail & Buttermilk Biscuits by Dianne Evans; WE Sightings by Society Members: Includes Wallis & Edward excerpts from Baltimore Sun, The New York Times Book Review, Washingtonian December 2008, The New York Times Style Magazine Holiday 2008, The Kenneth Grahame Society newsletter; The Duchy of Cornwall by Geoffrey Dunster (UK) Society Member, Geoffrey Dunster (UK) talks about the Duchy of Cornwall which is the principal source of income for Princes of Wales. Dunster lives in the County of Cornwall; New Members/Member News/Member Opinion Poll: 1st Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Member Conference scheduled for 10/09; Upcoming Regional Member luncheons are planned in Washington DC, 3/20-21 (March 20-21), Chicago/Indiana in May; A new Member Survey Poll: Would you address Wallis as "Her Royal Highness"? Would you curtsey? Results will be posted in the next issue in 2009." BACKISSUE42008Binding: Spiral
Book Id: 17996