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

Sitter in 413 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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x20798

King George V; Albert I, King of the Belgians

by Vandyk
bromide print, 12 May 1922
NPG x20798

x193297

'Homecoming of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales'

by Daily Mirror, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1922
NPG x193297

x95746

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95746

x95747

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95747

x95748

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95748

x95749

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95749

x95750

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95750

x95751

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95751

x95752

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95752

x95753

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, June 1922
NPG x95753

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

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