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Queen Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen regnant

Sitter associated with 909 portraits
Princess Elizabeth became heir to the throne in 1936 on the accession of her father George VI. She married Philip Mountbatten in 1947 and their first children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne, were born in 1948 and 1950. Elizabeth became Queen in 1952, whilst on an official trip to Kenya, after the death of her father. Her coronation in 1953 was the first to be televised and was broadcast internationally. Her sons, Princes Andrew and Edward, were born in 1960 and 1964. As Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth, her Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilees were celebrated in 1977, 2002 and 2012. She is now the second longest-serving British monarch and the most portrayed individual in history.

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x193130

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York with her daughters H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth H.R.H. Princess Margaret Rose'

published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1935
NPG x193130

x193092

'The Silver Jubilee'

published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1935 (6 May 1935)
NPG x193092

x193134

King George VI; Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

after Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, circa 1936
NPG x193134

x193135

Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1936
NPG x193135

x193136

'H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II)

published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1936
NPG x193136

x193137

'T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose' (Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II)

published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1936
NPG x193137

x193140

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

after Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, circa 1936
NPG x193140

x193098

'His Majesty King George VI & Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II; King George VI)

published by James Valentine & Sons Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1936
NPG x193098

x126942

King George VI Coronation group

by Hay Wrightson
whole-plate film negative, 12 May 1937
NPG x126942

x193139

'T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose' (Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
halftone postcard print, 1941 (18 March 1941)
NPG x193139

x193094

'Her Majesty The Queen and T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose'

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
halftone postcard print, 1941 (18 March 1941)
NPG x193094

x36739

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36739

x36740

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36740

x36741

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36741

x36744

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36744

x36745

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36745

x36747

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36747