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Queen Elizabeth II

(1926-), Queen regnant

Sitter associated with 967 portraits
Princess Elizabeth became heir to the throne in 1936 on the accession of her father George VI. She married Philip Mountbatten in 1947 and their first children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne, were born in 1948 and 1950. Elizabeth became Queen in 1952, whilst on an official trip to Kenya, after the death of her father. Her coronation in 1953 was the first to be televised and was broadcast internationally. Her sons, Princes Andrew and Edward, were born in 1960 and 1964. As Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth, her Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilees were celebrated in 1977, 2002 and 2012. She is now the longest-serving British monarch and the most portrayed individual in history.

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Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1428

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
C-type colour print, 1951
NPG P1428

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1429

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1951
NPG P1429

Queen Elizabeth II, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P1556

Queen Elizabeth II

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 30 July 1951
NPG P1556

Queen Elizabeth II, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG P870(6)

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
cream-toned bromide print on tissue mount, 26 February 1952
NPG P870(6)

Queen Elizabeth II, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG P870(5)

Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1952
NPG P870(5)

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Anne; Prince Charles, by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan) - NPG P1614

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Anne; Prince Charles

by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan)
bromide print, 28 September 1952
NPG P1614

Queen Elizabeth II, by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan) - NPG P1615

Queen Elizabeth II

by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan)
bromide print, 28 September 1952
NPG P1615

Princess Anne; Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles, by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan) - NPG P1616

Princess Anne; Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan)
bromide print, 28 September 1952
NPG P1616

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1430

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
C-type colour print, 1953
NPG P1430

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1433

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1953
NPG P1433

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1434

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1953
NPG P1434

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1436

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1953
NPG P1436

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1437

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1953
NPG P1437

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1438

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1953
NPG P1438

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1439

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
C-type colour print, 1953
NPG P1439

Queen Elizabeth II, by Baron Studios - NPG P1440

Queen Elizabeth II

by Baron Studios
C-type colour print, November 1953
NPG P1440

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