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Queen Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen regnant

Sitter associated with 825 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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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 26 October 1949
NPG x193018

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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 26 October 1949
NPG x193019

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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print from original negative, September 1950
NPG x132389

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Prince Charles; Princess Anne; Queen Elizabeth II

by Cecil Beaton, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, September 1950
NPG x138034

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Princess Anne; Queen Elizabeth II

by Cecil Beaton, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1950
NPG x193020

x35704

Princess Margaret; Princess Anne; Queen Elizabeth II

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1951
NPG x35704

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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

x138038

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), published by James Valentine & Sons Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1951
NPG x138038

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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), published by James Valentine & Sons Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1951
NPG x138039

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Queen Elizabeth II

published by James Valentine & Sons Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1951
NPG x138040

x138887

Queen Elizabeth II

by Unknown photographer
postcard print, 7 June 1951
NPG x138887

x34842

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1952
NPG x34842

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Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1952
NPG x34845

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Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1952
NPG x34849

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Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1952
NPG x34853