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King George VI

(1895-1952), Reigned 1936-52

Sitter associated with 562 portraits
The second son of George V and Queen Mary, he served in the navy (1909-17) and qualified as a pilot in the Royal Air Force in 1919. He was President of the Industrial Welfare Society, an area of special concern. He married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923 and became King on the abdication of his brother Edward VIII in 1936. He and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother were held in great affection by the population for the courage and sense of duty they showed during the War. Following his death in 1952, he was succeeded by his eldest daughter who became Queen Elizabeth II.

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'Four Generations', published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd, after  James Charles Dinham, and  Lafayette, and  Langfier Ltd, and  William Slade Stuart, and  Unknown photographer - NPG x138856

'Four Generations'

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd, after James Charles Dinham, and Lafayette, and Langfier Ltd, and William Slade Stuart, and Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, published 1910s
NPG x138856

'T.R.H. Prince George, Prince Albert, Princess Mary, Prince of Wales & Prince Henry', by Ernest Brooks, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x193185

'T.R.H. Prince George, Prince Albert, Princess Mary, Prince of Wales & Prince Henry'

by Ernest Brooks, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1910
NPG x193185

'King George V and Queen Mary with their children', published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd, after  Langfier Ltd, and  James Charles Dinham, and  Lafayette, and  Unknown photographer - NPG x196932

'King George V and Queen Mary with their children'

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd, after Langfier Ltd, and James Charles Dinham, and Lafayette, and Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, published 1910s
NPG x196932

'T.R.H. Prince Albert & the Duke of Cornwall' (King George VI; Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)), by William Umpleby Kirk & Sons, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x196856

'T.R.H. Prince Albert & the Duke of Cornwall' (King George VI; Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII))

by William Umpleby Kirk & Sons, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1910
NPG x196856

King George VI, by Lafayette - NPG Ax29307

King George VI

by Lafayette
bromide print, circa 1911
NPG Ax29307

King George VI, by Lafayette - NPG x134717

King George VI

by Lafayette
bromide proof print, circa 1911
NPG x134717

King George VI, by James Charles Dinham - NPG x136878

King George VI

by James Charles Dinham
bromide print, 1911
NPG x136878

King George VI, by James Charles Dinham - NPG x136879

King George VI

by James Charles Dinham
bromide print, 1911
NPG x136879

'H.R.H. Prince Albert', by Ernest Brooks, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x193191

'H.R.H. Prince Albert'

by Ernest Brooks, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1911
NPG x193191

'H.R.H. Prince Albert' (King George VI), by Lafayette, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x193273

'H.R.H. Prince Albert' (King George VI)

by Lafayette, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1911
NPG x193273

'H.R.H. Prince Albert' (King George VI), by Lafayette, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x193274

'H.R.H. Prince Albert' (King George VI)

by Lafayette, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1911
NPG x193274

King George VI, by Speaight Ltd - NPG x134718

King George VI

by Speaight Ltd
bromide proof print, 1918
NPG x134718

King George VI, by Speaight Ltd - NPG x199592

King George VI

by Speaight Ltd
bromide print, 1918
NPG x199592

King George VI, by Olive Edis - NPG x7181

King George VI

by Olive Edis
whole-plate autochrome, 1919
NPG x7181

King George VI, by H.R. Wicks, for  Bassano Ltd - NPG x135383

King George VI

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 15 August 1919
NPG x135383

King George VI, by H.R. Wicks, for  Bassano Ltd - NPG x122831

King George VI

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 August 1919
NPG x122831

King George VI, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x122832

King George VI

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 August 1919
NPG x122832

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