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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, 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

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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'The Only Authentic Photograph of Their Majesties King George and Queen Mary, Wedding Group'

by W. & D. Downey
bromide postcard print, 1910s (6 July 1893)
NPG x197486

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Queen Alexandra with her family

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, 1893-1898
NPG x193272

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'Their Majesties The King and Queen with Bridesmaids on the Occasion of their Wedding, July 6th, 1893'

after Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide postcard print, 1910s (6 July 1893)
NPG x196933

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Queen Mary; King George V

by W. & D. Downey
bromide postcard print, published circa 1935 (6 July 1893)
NPG x196472

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