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

Sitter associated with 270 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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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 print, 1937
NPG x134352

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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

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Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Winston Churchill; King George VI; Princess Margaret

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 8 May 1945
NPG x198144

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