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Diana, Princess of Wales

(1961-1997), Princess of Wales

Sitter in 53 portraits
Youngest daughter of the 8th Earl Spencer, Lady Diana Spencer married Charles, Prince of Wales in 1981 in a ceremony broadcast to 750 million viewers worldwide. They were separated in 1992, divorced in 1996. Tireless worker on behalf of numerous charities, particularly those concerned with Aids, children, the homeless and the elderly; leading campaigner against the use of landmines. Diana became an international icon by wearing carefully chosen outfits by leading fashion designers for important public engagements. Popularly known as 'the people's princess' she is mother of Princes William and Harry.

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Diana, Princess of Wales, by David Bailey - NPG x32750

Diana, Princess of Wales

by David Bailey
bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x32750

Diana, Princess of Wales, by David Bailey - NPG x32751

Diana, Princess of Wales

by David Bailey
bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x32751

Diana, Princess of Wales, by David Bailey - NPG x32752

Diana, Princess of Wales

by David Bailey
bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x32752

Diana, Princess of Wales, by David Bailey - NPG x32753

Diana, Princess of Wales

by David Bailey
bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x32753

Diana, Princess of Wales, by Lord Snowdon - NPG x200857

Diana, Princess of Wales

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 1991; printed 2000
NPG x200857

Diana, Princess of Wales, by George Grimes - NPG x87228

Diana, Princess of Wales

by George Grimes
bromide fibre print, 13 September 1993
NPG x87228

Diana, Princess of Wales, by Roger Hargreaves - NPG x126246

Diana, Princess of Wales

by Roger Hargreaves
bromide fibre print, 1995
NPG x126246

Diana, Princess of Wales, by Jose Manuel Ribeiro, for  Reuters - NPG x126073

Diana, Princess of Wales

by Jose Manuel Ribeiro, for Reuters
digital colour print, 15 January 1997
NPG x126073

Prince Charles; Diana, Princess of Wales, by Unknown artist - NPG D48063

Prince Charles; Diana, Princess of Wales

by Unknown artist
printed textile, 1981
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D48063

'The Royal Couple' (Prince Charles; Diana, Princess of Wales), by Alfred Gescheidt, published by  The American Postcard Company - NPG D48901

'The Royal Couple' (Prince Charles; Diana, Princess of Wales)

by Alfred Gescheidt, published by The American Postcard Company
halftone offset lithograph postcard, published 1982
NPG D48901

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Diana, Princess of Wales

by Unknown photographer
resin print, summer 1974; printed June 1981
NPG x196056

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