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In 1929 Princess Elizabeth was photographed by her father, the future King George VI, standing in front of a group of Madonna lilies, lilium candidum. The photograph was taken at St Paul’s Walden Bury, the Hertfordshire home of the Princess's maternal g

Since its advent, photography has been important to the royal family

King Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom (1894-1972)

Photograph of Prince Albert and Princess Mary at Balmoral, 1913 1913

Card album containing gelatin silver photographic print pasted onto card | 29.2 x 22.6 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2140091

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This double portrait by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) shows Prince Albert (later King George VI) wearing highland dress and standing next to Mary, Princess Royal (1897–1965). The photograph was taken next to the main entrance of Balmoral Castle, the Scottish home of the Royal Family since 1852. Both the Prince of Wales and Prince Albert's collected picture postcards and the Royal Collection holds many of their surviving childhood postcard albums.