Days Gone By
Elizabeth, Duchess of York, (the future Queen Mother), wearing fashionable low-waist dress, cloche hat, long strings of pearls, and cape with feathered collar. Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1933.
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, at the Victoria League Gala...
Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, at the Victoria League Gala concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London on 25th October 1960.
Queen Mother.When most people look at pictures of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, they see the sweet, doddery grandmother-of-the-nation. But that wasn't who she was. She was not born royal – the daughter of a Scottish earl, a commoner, an outsider. she had wanted to attract the Prince of Wales – later Edward VIII – but he brushed her off and she married his younger brother, George, instead.
Explore the Royal Collection Online
Explore the Royal Collection online, one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact.
Enjoying her holidays on the eve of war: Queen pictured as a teenager
The images, captured on the eve of the Second World War, show Princess Elizabeth and her family relaxing on board a cruise ship and meeting with foreign dignitaries.