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Princess Margaret

(1930-2002), Daughter of George VI; Countess of Snowdon

Sitter associated with 275 portraits
The second daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and younger sister of the HM The Queen. Began carrying out public engagements, often with her sister, soon after the Second World War. As leader of the 'Princess Margaret set' she was known for her striking beauty that, combined with her fashion sense, made her a style icon for the 1950s and early 1960s. Married the photographer Antony Armstrong Jones, Earl of Snowdon in 1960. They had two children, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah Chatto. The marriage was dissolved in 1978. Acted for many years as an active patron of numerous charities and was President of the Royal Ballet.

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Princess Margaret, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193006

Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1932
NPG x193006

Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, by Edward George W. Malindine, for  Daily Herald - NPG x131121

Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Edward George W. Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 6 May 1935
NPG x131121

'The Silver Jubilee', published by J. Beagles & Co - NPG x193092

'The Silver Jubilee'

published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1935 (6 May 1935)
NPG x193092

Royal Coronation Group, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x46515

Royal Coronation Group

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 12 May 1937
NPG x46515

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II, by Unknown photographer - NPG x134352

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, 1937
NPG x134352


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