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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901-2004), Wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester; daughter of 7th Duke of Buccleuch and 9th Duke of Queensberry

Sitter in 130 portraits
Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott married Prince Henry, the Duke of Gloucester, in 1935. The couple travelled extensively to perform their royal duties. During World War II, Princess Alice worked with the Red Cross and the Order of St. John. She became head of the Women's Royal Air Force in 1940, and her association with the Air Force continued for many years. She was also Colonel-in-Chief or deputy Colonel-in-Chief of many regiments in the British Army. She published The Memoirs of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester in 1981. In 2001, the Royal Family held a ceremony to acknowledge her centennial birthday, her last public appearance.

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1953
NPG x34883

x24424

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Madame Yevonde
matte bromide print on card mount, March 1959
NPG x24424

x24426

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Madame Yevonde
matte bromide print on card mount, March 1959
NPG x24426

x34008

Duchess of Gloucester with her sons

by Madame Yevonde
matte bromide print on card mount, March 1959
NPG x34008

x35198

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1961
NPG x35198

x29584

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Lenare
bromide print on card mount, 1969
NPG x29584

x126928

The Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips

by Norman Parkinson
colour print, 14 November 1973
NPG x126928

x45281

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dudley Glanfield
bromide print, 1922
NPG x45281

x31678

The Wedding of Lady May Cambridge and Henry Abel Smith

by Vandyk
10 x 12 inch glass transparency, 24 October 1931
NPG x31678

x29857

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Madame Yevonde
bromide print, 1935
NPG x29857

x197272

'The Royal Wedding' (Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester; Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester)

by Vandyk, published by J. Beagles & Co
vintage postcard print, 6 November 1935
NPG x197272

x132138

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester; Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Hay Wrightson
whole-plate film negative, 12 May 1937
NPG x132138