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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (1900-2002), Queen of George VI

Sitter associated with 502 portraits
Born in the last year of Queen Victoria's reign. Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon married the Duke of York in 1923. She became Queen Elizabeth when her husband was crowned King George VI in 1937. On the King's death in 1952 she became known as the Queen Mother and her elder daughter became Queen Elizabeth II. She was the first member of the British Royal Family to pass the age of 100.

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King George VI; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1951
NPG x34742

x35705

Queen Elizabeth II with her parents, her son and sister.

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1951
NPG x35705

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Queen Elizabeth II with her parents, her son and sister.

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1951
NPG x35708

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; King George VI

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1951
NPG x38054

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King George VI; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Dorothy Wilding
whole-plate film negative, 1951
NPG x38055

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King George VI; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1951
NPG x38056