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Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen) (1792-1849), Queen of William IV

Sitter associated with 31 portraits
Queen of William IV and eldest daughter of George, Duke of Saxe-Coburg Meiningen. The untimely death of Princess Charlotte, the daughter of George, Prince Regent, in 1817 prompted the unmarried sons of George III to find brides in order to beget legitimate heirs to throne. Adelaide and William, Duke of Clarence married in 1818. She became queen on his accession to the throne in 1830. She was unpopular for her supposed interference in politics during the agitation for reform.

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D33556

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by James Thomson (Thompson), published by Joseph Hogarth, after John Lucas
stipple engraving, published 1845
NPG D33556

D10855

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by James Thomson (Thompson), after John Lucas
stipple engraving, published 1845
NPG D10855

D33557

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by James Thomson (Thompson), published by Joseph Hogarth, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1849 (1845)
NPG D33557

D8135

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by James Thomson (Thompson), after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1849 (1845)
NPG D8135

D8136

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by James Thomson (Thompson), after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1849 (1845)
NPG D8136

D8137

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by James Thomson (Thompson), after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1849 (1845)
NPG D8137

D21989

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, (1849)
NPG D21989

D22164

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, (1849)
NPG D22164

D38577

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir William Beechey
stipple, mezzotint and etching, 1831
On display at Boston Manor House, Brentford
NPG D38577

D16072

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Unknown artist
stipple engraving, circa 1837
NPG D16072

D8144

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by James Thomson (Thompson), after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1849 (1845)
NPG D8144