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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (1900-2002), Queen of George VI

Sitter associated with 521 portraits
Born in the last year of Queen Victoria's reign. Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon married the Duke of York in 1923. She became Queen Elizabeth when her husband was crowned King George VI in 1937. On the King's death in 1952 she became known as the Queen Mother and her elder daughter became Queen Elizabeth II. She was the first member of the British Royal Family to pass the age of 100.

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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Bertram Park
bromide print, circa 1921
NPG P140(7)


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1923
NPG P1391


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Samuel Warburton
watercolour on ivory, 1923
NPG 6582


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Reginald Grenville Eves
oil on canvas, 1924
NPG 4145


Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 5 July 1928
NPG P140(10)


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Queen Elizabeth II; King George VI

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, feigned oval, July 1929
NPG P140(9)


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 12 January 1937
NPG P870(4)


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Sir Gerald Kelly
oil on canvas, circa 1938
NPG 4962


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Sir Gerald Kelly
oil on canvas, 1940
On display at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor
NPG 5287


Conversation piece at the Royal Lodge, Windsor

by Sir (Herbert) James Gunn
oil on canvas, 1950
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3778


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Norman Parkinson
colour print, 1980
NPG P199


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Frederick & Hubert Thurston
vintage bromide print, August 1902
NPG x34718


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