People: Dec. 8, 1961

While pals from his Soho past gleefully designed him a coat of arms showing a camera over a unicorn, Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, unabashedly unpacked the tools of his old trade to take the first pictures of Princess Margaret with their 2½-week-old son, David Albert Charles, Viscount Linley.*The results were acclaimed as "superb" by fastidious Royal Photographer Cecil Beaton and must have been equally gratifying to Retired Photographer Armstrong-Jones, who, peddling his shots at up to $9 a print, was taking home his first earnings in 18 months of royal matrimony.

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