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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; King George V, published by Illustrated London News, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D34064

Queen Mary; King George V

published by Illustrated London News, after Unknown photographer
chromolithograph, published 10 July 1893
NPG D34064

Queen Mary, published by The Graphic, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D34065

Queen Mary

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
colour relief print, published 1893 (1893)
NPG D34065

Queen Mary ('Ladies. No. 12'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44654

Queen Mary ('Ladies. No. 12')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 6 July 1893
NPG D44654

The Duke and Duchess of York and their Children, after Samuel Begg, after  Mary Steen - NPG D46378

The Duke and Duchess of York and their Children

after Samuel Begg, after Mary Steen
relief halftone tear sheet, published in the Illustrated London News 21 November 1896
NPG D46378

Queen Mary, published by The Graphic, after  John Seymour Lucas - NPG D34066

Queen Mary

published by The Graphic, after John Seymour Lucas
photogravure, published 18 July 1908 (1908)
NPG D34066

The Coronation Ceremony of His Most Gracious Majesty King George V in Westminster Abbey. 22nd June 1911, published by David Doig, after  John Henry Frederick Bacon - NPG D10703

The Coronation Ceremony of His Most Gracious Majesty King George V in Westminster Abbey. 22nd June 1911

published by David Doig, after John Henry Frederick Bacon
photogravure, published 1912
NPG D10703

Queen Mary, published by Illustrated London News, after  Arthur Trevithan Nowell - NPG D34067

Queen Mary

published by Illustrated London News, after Arthur Trevithan Nowell
colour photogravure, published 21 November 1927
NPG D34067

Thanksgiving Service for King George V after twentyfive years' reign, after Francis Owen ('Frank') Salisbury - NPG D34068

Thanksgiving Service for King George V after twentyfive years' reign

after Francis Owen ('Frank') Salisbury
photograph of painting, (circa 1935)
NPG D34068

King George V; Queen Mary, by Cecil Beaton - NPG D3616

King George V; Queen Mary

by Cecil Beaton
pen, brush and ink, 1935
NPG D3616

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Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print
NPG x6845

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Queen Mary

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x82125

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Queen Mary

by studio of Giacomo Brogi
albumen cabinet card, 1885
NPG x29777

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'H.R.H. The Princess of Wales' (Queen Mary)

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1901-1910 (1890s)
NPG x196919

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Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1910s (1890s)
NPG x196921

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Queen Mary; Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence

by Frederick & Hubert Thurston
platinum print, 1891
NPG x4103

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