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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 136 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 Madame Yevonde
bromide print, 1935
NPG x29857

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1935-1939
NPG x193125

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

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

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King George VI Coronation group

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

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1939
NPG x34759

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate glass negative, 1939
NPG x35449

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate glass negative, 1939
NPG x35450

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate glass negative, 1939
NPG x35451

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x37719

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x37720

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x37721

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film transparency, 1939
NPG x37723

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film transparency, 1939
NPG x37724

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x37725

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x37726

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film transparency, 1939
NPG x37727

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1939
NPG x193126

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1940
NPG x34878

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1940
NPG x34880

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