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Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Queen of Edward VII

Sitter associated with 411 portraits
Artist associated with 10 portraits
Born in Copenhagen, the eldest daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark She married Edward VII in 1863 when he was Prince of Wales. She was renowned for her beauty and lived a glamorous and lavish lifestyle with Edward. On the death of Victoria she became Queen consort of Edward VII. Her charity work and the loyalty she showed towards her husband despite his mistresses endeared her to her subjects. She became engaged in charity work and founded the Imperial (Royal) Military Nursing Service in 1902, and instituted the annual Alexandra Rose Day in aid of hospitals in 1912.

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Queen Alexandra

by H. Garland
marble bust, circa 1883
NPG 3059

P1700(1c)

'Souvenir of the Royal Wedding, July 6th 1893'

by Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, 1893
NPG P1700(1c)

1889

Queen Alexandra

after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
oil on canvas, 1920 (1894)
NPG 1889

P1700(8a)

Christening group

by Percy Lewis Pocock, for W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 16 July 1894
NPG P1700(8a)

P1700(26a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Indian Contingent

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(26a)

P1700(28)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - In front of St Paul's Cathedral

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(28)

P659

Queen Alexandra

by James Lafayette (James Stack Lauder), for Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen panel card, 1901
NPG P659

P1700(61a)

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 9 August 1902
NPG P1700(61a)

P1700(63)

The Coronation Procession of King Edward VII outside Horse Guards, Whitehall

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 9 August 1902
NPG P1700(63)

P1700(64)

'The Crowned King & Queen Leaving the Abbey'

by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
printing-out paper print, 9 August 1902
NPG P1700(64)

P1700(81d)

Royal group in the Crimson Drawing-Room at Windsor Castle

by William Edward Downey, for W. & D. Downey, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage postcard print, 17 November 1907
NPG P1700(81d)

Ax24180

Queen Alexandra

by E. Lange
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG Ax24180

Ax24174

Queen Alexandra

by E. Lange
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG Ax24174

Ax46770

Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax46770

Ax39786

Queen Alexandra

by Rudolph Striegler
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG Ax39786

x134740

Queen Victoria and her family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134740

x134741

'Interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and Portraits of the Royal Family of Great Britain'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134741

x197204

Queen Alexandra

published by William Henry Mason
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x197204

Ax24176

Queen Alexandra

by E. Lange
albumen carte-de-visite, 3 June 1861
NPG Ax24176

Ax24157

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by François Deron
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG Ax24157

Ax24158

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG Ax24158

Ax24177

Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG Ax24177

Ax24182

Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, July 1862
NPG Ax24182

Ax46732

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Ghemar Frères
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG Ax46732

Ax46748

Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, November 1862
NPG Ax46748

x74402

Christian IX, King of Denmark and his family

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, 1862
NPG x74402

x14384

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG x14384

x14385

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG x14385

x12840

Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, November 1862
NPG x12840

x12841

Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, November 1862
NPG x12841

Ax24159

Royal family group

by François Deron, published by Samuel E. Poulton
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG Ax24159

x131221

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

after Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863 (September 1862)
NPG x131221

x12849

Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG x12849