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

Sitter associated with 244 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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Royal Coronation Group

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 12 May 1937
NPG x46515

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard, 1937
NPG x134352

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

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

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'Princess Elizabeth's 18th birthday'

by Associated Press
bromide print, 21 April 1944
NPG x135525

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

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

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x34345