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Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (1896-1986), Wife of Duke of Windsor

Sitter in 192 portraits
Born Elizabeth Wallis Warfield in Pennsylvania, she married Earl Winfield Spencer, Jr in 1916. Divorced in 1927, she married Ernest Simpson in 1928. They met Edward, Prince of Wales in London in 1931. When the Prince became King, his insistence on marrying the twice-divorced American precipitated a constitutional crisis that led to his abdication in 1936. He was created Duke of Windsor and the couple married soon after. The couple settled in Paris after the war.

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P490(90)

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1971
NPG P490(90)

x20685

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x20685

x25934

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x25934

x25935

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x25935

x25937

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x25937

x25938

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x25938

x25939

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x25939

x34892

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 1935
NPG x34892

x34893

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 1935
NPG x34893

x35943

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 1935
NPG x35943

x25936

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
toned bromide print, 1935
NPG x25936

x40401

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on card mount, 1937
NPG x40401

x134789

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 16 February 1939
NPG x134789

x34898

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
cream-toned bromide print on tissue and white card mount, 5 November 1943
NPG x34898

x25926

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 2 June 1943
NPG x25926

x34899

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 5 November 1943
NPG x34899