Signature as King, ‘Georg R’, cut from the end of a letter (to his uncle). Annotated on album page: The King of Hanover’s Signature given to me by H.R.H. Duchess of Gloster, Sept. 1852.” 2½ x 5 inches, mounted at corners. Undated. George V, King of Hanover (1819-78), the only son of Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover and Duke of Cumberland, and a grandson of King George III of England. By 1833 he was totally blind, but acceeded to the throne in 1851.