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

Sitter in 194 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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x34348

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 7 February 1955
NPG x34348

x35848

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 7 February 1955
NPG x35848

x35849

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 7 February 1955
NPG x35849

x35850

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 6 April 1955
NPG x35850

x35851

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 6 April 1955
NPG x35851

x35852

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 6 April 1955
NPG x35852

x35853

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 6 April 1955
NPG x35853

x35854

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
print, 6 April 1955
NPG x35854

x35855

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 6 April 1955
NPG x35855

x195376

Group at Comtesse de Rochambeau's fancy-dress ball

by Francis Goodman
contact sheet of nine 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 20 June 1964
NPG x195376

x195437

Group at Comtesse de Rochambeau's fancy-dress ball

by Francis Goodman
contact sheet of nine 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 20 June 1964
NPG x195437

x194337

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor; Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1965
NPG x194337

D18546

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

by Ben Tobias
oil on canvas on board, 1940s
NPG D18546