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

Sitter associated with 455 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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King George VI

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

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King George VI

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

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King George VI

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

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King George VI

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

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'The Three Royal Princes'

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

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King George VI

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

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King George VI

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

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The Royal House of Windsor

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

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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; King George VI

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

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'Their Majesties the King and Queen and Family'

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

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King George V with his family

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

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Royal Family Group

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95760

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King George V with his family

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95761

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King George V with his family

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95762

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The wedding of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95763

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The wedding of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95764

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The wedding of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95765