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Queen Mary

(1867-1953), Queen consort of King George V

Sitter in 392 portraits
Queen consort of George V. The couple married in 1893 and were declared Prince and Princess of Wales in 1901. A strong supporter of the British Empire, Mary fell in love with India when she toured the country in 1905 and 1910-11. She became Queen consort in 1910 and worked tirelessly to promote charitable causes, particularly during the First World War. After the war, she formed the Queen's Work for Women Fund. She was appalled that her son Edward VIII abdicated the throne in 1936 to marry Wallis Simpson and refused to meet his new bride.

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Queen Mary, by Mary Helen Carlisle - NPG 2089

Queen Mary

by Mary Helen Carlisle
watercolour on ivory, circa 1890s
NPG 2089

'Souvenir of the Royal Wedding, July 6th 1893', by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(1c)

'Souvenir of the Royal Wedding, July 6th 1893'

by Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, 1893
NPG P1700(1c)

King George V; Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P1700(2a)

King George V; Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 6 July 1893
NPG P1700(2a)

'Wedding group', by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG P1700(2c)

'Wedding group'

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen print, 6 July 1893
NPG P1700(2c)

Christening group, by Percy Lewis Pocock, for  W. & D. Downey - NPG P1700(8a)

Christening group

by Percy Lewis Pocock, for W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 16 July 1894
NPG P1700(8a)

Queen Mary, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P1700(57b)

Queen Mary

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 1901
NPG P1700(57b)

Queen Mary, by Alice Hughes - NPG P423

Queen Mary

by Alice Hughes
photogravure, 1905
NPG P423

The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, 1913, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 1745

The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, 1913

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1913
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1745

Queen Mary, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 5424

Queen Mary

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, 1914
NPG 5424

Queen Mary, by Bertram Park - NPG P140(1)

Queen Mary

by Bertram Park
bromide print, 1927
NPG P140(1)

Queen Mary, by Sir William Reid Dick - NPG 4164

Queen Mary

by Sir William Reid Dick
bronze bust, 1960 (1938)
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4164

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x25202

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
vintage print, 1872
NPG x25202

Queen Mary with two other children, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96006

Queen Mary with two other children

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96006

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96007

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96007

Queen Mary with two other children, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96008

Queen Mary with two other children

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96008

Queen Mary, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96117

Queen Mary

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1872
NPG x96117

Queen Mary, by Vandyk, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x19944

Queen Mary

by Vandyk, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print
NPG x19944

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