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Queen Mary

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

Sitter in 394 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 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

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