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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

(1900-1979), Admiral of the Fleet

Sitter in 74 portraits
Great-grandson of Queen Victoria, Mountbatten joined the navy in 1913 and rose rapidly up the ranks to command HMS Kelly in 1939. He was Chief of Combined Operations (1942-3), Supreme Allied Commander, Asia (1943-6), the last Viceroy of India (1947) and Chief of Defence Staff (1959-65). He was assassinated by an IRA bomb in 1979.

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The Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x126928

The Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips

by Norman Parkinson
colour print, 14 November 1973
NPG x126928

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30168

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Norman Parkinson
chromogenic print, 1979
NPG x30168

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 1928
NPG x34785

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Walter Stoneman
negative, June 1939
NPG x162915

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass copy negative, April 1947 (June 1939)
NPG x188678

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 28 November 1941
NPG x178162

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 28 November 1941
NPG x178163

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 28 November 1941
NPG x178164

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 28 November 1941
NPG x178165

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