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Princess Margaret (1930-2002), Daughter of George VI; Countess of Snowdon

Sitter associated with 247 portraits
The second daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and younger sister of the HM The Queen. Began carrying out public engagements, often with her sister, soon after the Second World War. As leader of the 'Princess Margaret set' she was known for her striking beauty that, combined with her fashion sense, made her a style icon for the 1950s and early 1960s. Married the photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones (the Earl of Snowdon) in 1960. They had two children, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah Chatto. The marriage was dissolved in 1978. Acted for many years as an active patron of numerous charities and was President of the Royal Ballet.

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P140(14)

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1932
NPG P140(14)

P140(21)

Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1934
NPG P140(21)

P140(15)

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1936
NPG P140(15)

P140(22)

Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, circa 1939
NPG P140(22)

P140(16)

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1941
NPG P140(16)

P140(17)

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1941
NPG P140(17)

P870(12)

Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, November 1947
NPG P870(12)

3778

Conversation piece at the Royal Lodge, Windsor

by Sir (Herbert) James Gunn
oil on canvas, 1950
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3778

P349

Princess Margaret

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1950
NPG P349

x87177

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Frederick Thurston
chlorobromide print, August 1932
NPG x87177

x87178

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Frederick Thurston
chlorobromide print, August 1932
NPG x87178

x87179

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Frederick Thurston
bromide print, August 1932
NPG x87179

x87180

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Frederick Thurston
resin print, August 1932
NPG x87180

x131121

Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Edward George W. Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 6 May 1935
NPG x131121

x46515

Royal Coronation Group

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 12 May 1937
NPG x46515

x134352

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard, 1937
NPG x134352

x36742

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36742

x135525

'Princess Elizabeth's 18th birthday'

by Associated Press
bromide print, 21 April 1944
NPG x135525

x34344

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x34344