Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.

Description:

Portrait of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Queen Elizabeth [later known as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother], Consort of King George VI of England. She wears six strands of pearls, a tiara, and an embroidered dress with three decorations attached to it. One decoration is the Family Order of King George VI, which features a portrait of the King. The decoration on her left breast is the Garter Star, which features St. George's cross.

Creator(s): Wilding, Dorothy, 1893-1976.
Creation Date: [c.1937]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 226
Past 30 days: 6
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Creator (Photographer):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Field Sons & Co., Ltd.
Place of Publication: Bradford, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: [c.1937]
Description:

Portrait of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Queen Elizabeth [later known as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother], Consort of King George VI of England. She wears six strands of pearls, a tiara, and an embroidered dress with three decorations attached to it. One decoration is the Family Order of King George VI, which features a portrait of the King. The decoration on her left breast is the Garter Star, which features St. George's cross.

Note:

"Printed in England by Field Sons & Co., Ltd., Bradford 51-9437."

Information about decorations is from the memorial site at the official web site of the British Monarchy at http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/page1052.asp.

Publication date is based on similar photographs at the National Portrait Gallery (http://www.npg.org.uk) and Statistics Canada (http://www.statcan.gc.ca).

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 49 x 37 cm.

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Keyword(s): Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother | Garter Star | Queen Mother | St. George's cross
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 310
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2114
  • CALL-NO: Posters Historical Wilding 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc398
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public