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King George V (1865-1936), Reigned 1910-36

Sitter in 401 portraits
As the second son of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, George V had not expected to become king. He had enjoyed a long and successful career in the Navy before his accession in 1910. His conscientious and unpretentious approach to his duties as king provided stability during an unsettled period, which included the First World War and the Great Depression. He was the first monarch to use the medium of radio to speak to the nation.

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x95754

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95754

x95755

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95755

x197873

'Christening of George Henry Hubert Lascelles'

by Vandyk, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 25 March 1923; published 1923
NPG x197873

x193295

'T.M. King George & Queen Mary and Family Group'

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, (26 April 1923)
NPG x193295

x95759

King George V with his family

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95759

x95756

King George V

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1930
NPG x95756

x20799

King George V

by Vandyk
bromide print, February 1931
NPG x20799

x10701

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10701

x10702

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10702

x10703

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10703

x10704

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10704

x10705

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10705

x10706

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10706

x10707

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10707

x10708

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10708

x10709

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10709

x10710

King George V

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1932
NPG x10710

x130244

King George V

by Vandyk
film negative, 6 November 1934
NPG x130244

x130245

King George V

by Vandyk
film negative, 6 November 1934
NPG x130245

x44644

King George V

by James Jarché
bromide print, 28 April 1934
NPG x44644