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

Sitter in 313 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 Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1923
NPG x95703

x95704

Queen Mary

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1923
NPG x95704

x95705

Queen Mary

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1923
NPG x95705

x95706

Queen Mary

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1923
NPG x95706

x95707

Queen Mary

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1923
NPG x95707

x95708

Queen Mary

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1923
NPG x95708

x95759

King George V with his family

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 26 April 1923
NPG x95759

x82090

Queen Mary

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, 1923
NPG x82090

x82091

Queen Mary

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, 1923
NPG x82091

x138852

Queen Mary

by Bertram Park, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
vintage postcard print, 1927
NPG x138852

x47139

Queen Mary; King George V

by Unknown photographer
vintage postcard print, March 1929
NPG x47139

x95789

The wedding of Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 29 November 1934
NPG x95789

x95794

Royal Family group

by Bassano Ltd
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 29 November 1934
NPG x95794

x29057

Queen Mary; King George V

by Vandyk
glass negative, 1935
NPG x29057

x132186

Royal group on the occasion of the coronation of King George VI

by Hay Wrightson
whole-plate film transparency, 12 May 1937
NPG x132186

x126942

King George VI Coronation group

by Hay Wrightson
whole-plate film negative, 12 May 1937
NPG x126942

x181636

Queen Mary

by Hay Wrightson Ltd
chlorobromide print, circa 1938
NPG x181636