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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 133 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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x37753

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
whole-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x37753

x37754

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
whole-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x37754

x193050

'The Royal Homecoming, Royal Family welcome at Westminster Pier'

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1954 (15 May 1954)
NPG x193050

x37937

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

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1955
NPG x37937

x37967

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37967

x37968

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37968

x37969

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37969

x37970

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37970

x37971

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37971

x37972

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37972

x37973

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37973

x37974

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37974

x37975

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x37975