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Queen Mary

(1867-1953), Queen consort of King George V

Sitter in 368 portraits
Queen consort of George V. The couple married in 1893 and were declared Prince and Princess of Wales in 1901. A strong supporter of the British Empire, Mary fell in love with India when she toured the country in 1905 and 1910-11. She became Queen consort in 1910 and worked tirelessly to promote charitable causes, particularly during the First World War. After the war, she formed the Queen's Work for Women Fund. She was appalled that her son Edward VIII abdicated the throne in 1936 to marry Wallis Simpson and refused to meet his new bride.

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Queen Mary, by Mary Helen Carlisle - NPG 2089

Queen Mary

by Mary Helen Carlisle
watercolour on ivory, circa 1890s
NPG 2089

'Souvenir of the Royal Wedding, July 6th 1893', by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(1c)

'Souvenir of the Royal Wedding, July 6th 1893'

by Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, 1893
NPG P1700(1c)

King George V; Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P1700(2a)

King George V; Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 6 July 1893
NPG P1700(2a)

'Wedding group', by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG P1700(2c)

'Wedding group'

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen print, 6 July 1893
NPG P1700(2c)

Christening group, by Percy Lewis Pocock, for  W. & D. Downey - NPG P1700(8a)

Christening group

by Percy Lewis Pocock, for W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 16 July 1894
NPG P1700(8a)

Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P1700(57b)

Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 1901
NPG P1700(57b)

Queen Mary, by Alice Hughes - NPG P423

Queen Mary

by Alice Hughes
photogravure, 1905
NPG P423

The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, 1913, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 1745

The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, 1913

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1913
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1745

Queen Mary, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 5424

Queen Mary

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, 1914
NPG 5424

Queen Mary, by Bertram Park - NPG P140(1)

Queen Mary

by Bertram Park
bromide print, 1927
NPG P140(1)

Queen Mary, by Sir William Reid Dick - NPG 4164

Queen Mary

by Sir William Reid Dick
bronze bust, 1938
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4164

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x25202

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
vintage print, 1872
NPG x25202

Queen Mary with two other children, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96006

Queen Mary with two other children

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96006

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96007

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96007

Queen Mary with two other children, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96008

Queen Mary with two other children

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96008

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96117

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96117

Queen Mary, by Vandyk, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x19944

Queen Mary

by Vandyk, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print
NPG x19944

Queen Mary with her mother and brothers, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x137450

Queen Mary with her mother and brothers

by Alexander Bassano
vintage print, circa 1884
NPG x137450

Queen Mary with her mother and brothers, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96004

Queen Mary with her mother and brothers

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1884
NPG x96004

Queen Mary with her mother and brothers, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96005

Queen Mary with her mother and brothers

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1884
NPG x96005

Queen Mary, by studio of Giacomo Brogi - NPG x29778

Queen Mary

by studio of Giacomo Brogi
albumen cabinet card, 1885
NPG x29778

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x136304

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
vintage print, 1887
NPG x136304

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96107

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1887
NPG x96107

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96108

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1887
NPG x96108

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96111

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1887
NPG x96111

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96116

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1887
NPG x96116

Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x29780

Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print, 1889
NPG x29780

Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x29781

Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
bromide print, 1889
NPG x29781

Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x87210

Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print, 1889
NPG x87210

Queen Mary, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x29779

Queen Mary

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, circa 1890
NPG x29779

Queen Mary, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax26455

Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
postcard print, 1890s
NPG Ax26455

Queen Mary, by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett - NPG x158889

Queen Mary

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, 1890s
NPG x158889

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96109

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1890
NPG x96109

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96110

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1890
NPG x96110

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96112

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1890
NPG x96112

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96113

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1890
NPG x96113

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96114

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1890
NPG x96114

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96115

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1890
NPG x96115

Queen Mary when Princess May of Teck, by James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax5556

Queen Mary when Princess May of Teck

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, 1891
NPG Ax5556

Queen Mary, by Byrne & Co - NPG x3808

Queen Mary

by Byrne & Co
albumen cabinet card, 1891
NPG x3808

Queen Mary, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x197575

Queen Mary

by James Russell & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1891
NPG x197575

The Duke and Duchess of York with their bridesmaids, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax26482

The Duke and Duchess of York with their bridesmaids

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide proof print, 6 July 1893
NPG Ax26482

Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck; Queen Mary, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x20131

Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck; Queen Mary

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, 1893
NPG x20131

Queen Mary, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x29183

Queen Mary

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, 1893
NPG x29183

Queen Mary, by Byrne & Co - NPG x76319

Queen Mary

by Byrne & Co
albumen cabinet card, circa 1893
NPG x76319

'The Duke and Duchess of York and Bridesmaids', by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG Ax16180

'The Duke and Duchess of York and Bridesmaids'

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, 6 July 1893, published 1893
NPG Ax16180

Queen Mary, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax26434

Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
postcard print, 1893
NPG Ax26434

Queen Mary; King George V, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax26483

Queen Mary; King George V

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 6 July 1893
NPG Ax26483

Queen Mary, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax29379

Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 6 July 1893
NPG Ax29379

Queen Mary, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax36400

Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 4 July 1893
NPG Ax36400

Queen Mary, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax36401

Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1893
NPG Ax36401

King George V; Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x20792

King George V; Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
bromide print, 6 July 1893
NPG x20792

Queen Mary, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x22384

Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1893
NPG x22384

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