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Princess Margaret

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Princess Margaret, by Dorothy Wilding, November 1947 - NPG P870(12) - © William Hustler and Georgina Hustler / National Portrait Gallery, London

© William Hustler and Georgina Hustler / National Portrait Gallery, London

Princess Margaret

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, November 1947
17 7/8 in. x 14 5/8 in. (453 mm x 370 mm)
Given by the photographer's sister, Susan Morton, 1976
Primary Collection
NPG P870(12)

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  • Princess Margaret (1930-2002), Daughter of George VI; Countess of Snowdon. Sitter associated with 270 portraits.

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  • Dorothy Wilding (1893-1976), Photographer. Artist associated with 2142 portraits, Sitter in 30 portraits.

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This portrait shows Princess Margaret as a bridesmaid at the marriage of her sister, Princess Elizabeth, to Prince Phillip of Greece in November 1947. The dress was designed by Norman Hartnell, and was a dramatic contrast to austere wartime clothing.

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