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King George VI (1895-1952), Reigned 1936-52

Sitter associated with 463 portraits
The second son of George V and Queen Mary, he served in the navy (1909-17), and qualified as a pilot in the Royal Air Force in 1919. He was President of the Industrial Welfare Society, an area of special concern. He married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923. He became King on the abdication of his brother Edward VIII in 1936. He and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother were held in great affection by the population for the courage and sense of duty they showed during the War. Following his death in 1952, he was succeeded by his eldest daughter who became Queen Elizabeth II.

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x122831

King George VI

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 August 1919
NPG x122831

x122832

King George VI

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 August 1919
NPG x122832

Ax29309

King George VI

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1920s
NPG Ax29309

x29782

King George VI

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
platinum print on photographer's card mount, 1920
NPG x29782

x29783

King George VI

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1920
NPG x29783

x29784

King George VI

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1920
NPG x29784

x29785

King George VI

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1920
NPG x29785

x29787

King George VI

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1920
NPG x29787

x29788

King George VI

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1920
NPG x29788

x29789

King George VI

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1920
NPG x29789

x137843

'The Three Royal Princes'

published by The Photochrom Co Ltd
postcard print, circa 1920
NPG x137843

x124444

King George VI

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, April 1923
NPG x124444

Ax29312

King George VI

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, circa 1923
NPG Ax29312

x29055

King George VI

by Vandyk
glass negative, 27 June 1923
NPG x29055

x85796

The Royal House of Windsor

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 26 April 1923
NPG x85796

x135372

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; King George VI

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
chlorobromide print on card mount, 1923
NPG x135372

x137833

'Their Majesties the King and Queen and Family'

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd, published by Samuels Ltd
postcard print, (26 April 1923)
NPG x137833

x137834

King George V with his family

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
platinum print, 26 April 1923
NPG x137834