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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

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1951
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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1951
NPG x34081

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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
cream-toned bromide print, 1953
NPG x34078

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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1953
NPG x34080

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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding, hand-coloured by Beatrice Johnson
hand-coloured bromide print, 1953
NPG x44638

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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate colour transparency, 1953
NPG x37907

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Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate colour transparency, 1953
NPG x37908

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Princess Margaret; Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell

by Planet News
vintage print, 1958
NPG x194275

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Princess Margaret

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1965
NPG x35958

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Princess Margaret with her children

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print, 1970s
NPG x126927

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The official Silver Wedding group photograph of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
bromide fibre print, 26 December 1971
NPG x25290

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The official Silver Wedding group photograph of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
colour print, 26 December 1971
NPG x26200

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Princess Margaret in Mustique with friends

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, March 1972
NPG x126913

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The Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips

by Norman Parkinson
colour print, 14 November 1973
NPG x126928

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Princess Margaret

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print on card mount, 1978
NPG x26084

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Princess Margaret

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print, 1981
NPG x126924