Gaylord Cavendish The Duck of Devonshire…also known as the Playboy Duck, a popular figure in the Twenties…from a long line of Royal Ducks….

Dukedom of Devonshire
Creation date 12 May 1694 (age 316))
Created by William and Mary
Peerage Peerage of England
First holder William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
Present holder Peregrine Cavendish, 12th Duke
Heir apparent William Cavendish, Earl of Burlington
Remainder to the 1st Duke’s heirs male of the body lawfully begotten

And then there was the notorious Duchess:

Rubber duck photographed in straw hat by window light…Sweater and hatband created in Elements.

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  • walstraasart
    walstraasartover 3 years ago

    A cute, funny, fantastic B_W

  • viennablue
    viennablueover 3 years ago

    nice one! an uppercrust quacker, like it :-)

  • buttonpresser
    buttonpresserover 3 years ago

    Ha! I suppose Duke is derived from Duc to begin with…

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 3 years ago

    Cute and funny, excellent as a B&W

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 3 years ago

    Fine looking chap!

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago

    OH!!!! this is sooooo cute!!

  • leonie7
    leonie7over 3 years ago

    so funny Gena what a fabulous capture lol lee

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...over 3 years ago

    Oh, if this isn’t the cutest and good little story behind it…wonderful…fun to do things about this this little duck from the twenties…wow!! great Gena,
    Sherri :):)

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    lovely shot

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