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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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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x34345

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x34346

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 27 May 1946
NPG x34836

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
whole-plate film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x36756

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
whole-plate film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x36757

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Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
whole-plate film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x36758

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Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
whole-plate film negative, 27 May 1946
NPG x36759

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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, November 1947
NPG x34075

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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1951
NPG x34076