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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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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