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Prince Charles

(1948-), Prince of Wales

Sitter in 167 portraits
Eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and heir to the British throne. Created Prince of Wales on 26 July 1958, invested Prince of Wales in 1969. Took a degree at Cambridge (1967-70) before serving in the RAF and Royal Navy (1971-6). On leaving the navy in 1976, the prince founded The Prince's Trust to help young people realise their potential. Environmentalist and champion of organic farming and gardening.

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How Britain Went Bonkers, by Coldwar Steve (Christopher Spencer), published by  Time Magazine UK Ltd - NPG D48909

How Britain Went Bonkers

by Coldwar Steve (Christopher Spencer), published by Time Magazine UK Ltd
colour offset lithograph magazine cover, published 17 June 2019
NPG D48909

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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print from original negative, September 1950
NPG x132389

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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print from original negative, September 1950
NPG x200143

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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Joan Williams
C-type colour print, 1969
NPG x200333

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Prince Charles

by Joan Williams
C-type colour print, circa 1969
NPG x200334

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