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

Sitter in 347 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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The Duke and Duchess of York with their bridesmaids

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen cabinet card, 6 July 1893
NPG x197485


Queen Mary

by Walery
carbon print, published 1894
NPG x197329


King Edward VII and his family

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, circa 1895
NPG x129603


Queen Mary

by John Thomson
albumen cabinet card, 1896
NPG x3807


Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, August 1896
NPG Ax26485


Queen Victoria and family

by Robert Milne
bromide print, September 1897
NPG x8486


Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1897
NPG Ax26432


Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1897
NPG Ax29378


Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1897
NPG Ax36399


Queen Mary; King George V

by James Charles Dinham
bromide print, 1897
NPG x136890


Queen Mary

by James Charles Dinham
bromide print, 1897
NPG x136891


Queen Mary

by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
half-plate glass negative, 1900-1925
NPG x1139


Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
bromide print from original negative, 1902
NPG x20794


Queen Mary

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 1902
NPG Ax36398

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