Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.

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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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 49 x 37 cm.

Creation Information

Wilding, Dorothy, 1893-1976. [c.1937].

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 256 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 49 x 37 cm.

Notes

"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).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 310
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2114
  • Call Number: Posters Historical Wilding 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc398

Collections

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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  • [c.1937]

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  • June 12, 2006, 9:55 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 2:51 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Wilding, Dorothy, 1893-1976. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth., poster, [c.1937]; Bradford, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc398/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.