Farewell Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The man who took the famous photograph that led to global speculation that Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth were expecting their second child has paid tribute to the Duke. Frank Attard, now 93, snapped the young couple (above) in 1950 at their Villa Guardamangia home in Malta, where they enjoyed an idyllic two years unrestrained by Royal protocol before Elizabeth’s Coronation three years later. Recalling the photocall, he told The Mail on Sunday: ‘Prince Philip gave this two-finger signal as I took their photograph. When I sent the photo over to the British newspapers, they said it expressed how they were expecting their second child’

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