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Princess Margaret

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

Sitter associated with 293 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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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

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret, by Unknown photographer - NPG x198464

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret

by Unknown photographer
gelatin silver print, 20 April 1940
NPG x198464

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II, by Unknown photographer - NPG x198534

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Unknown photographer
gelatin silver print, 13 October 1940
NPG x198534

'T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose' (Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II), by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193139

'T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose' (Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
halftone postcard print, 1941 (18 March 1941)
NPG x193139

'Her Majesty The Queen and T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose', by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193094

'Her Majesty The Queen and T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose'

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
halftone postcard print, 1941 (18 March 1941)
NPG x193094

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x36742

Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x36742

'Princess Elizabeth's 18th birthday', by Associated Press - NPG x135525

'Princess Elizabeth's 18th birthday'

by Associated Press
bromide print, 21 April 1944
NPG x135525

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