by Langfier Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1910s
5 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (136 mm x 86 mm) overall
Given by Terence Pepper, 2014
Sitterback to top
- Queen Mary (1867-1953), Queen consort of King George V. Sitter associated with 397 portraits.
Related worksback to top
- NPG x193016: 'Royal Mourners at King Edward's Funeral' (includes the portrait)
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.