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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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D33955

Queen Alexandra

published by Illustrated London News, after George C. Wilmshurst
tinted halftone, circa 1901-1910
NPG D33955

D33957

Queen Alexandra

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, after Isaac Snowman
photogravure, 1902
NPG D33957

D33952

Queen Alexandra

by L.T. Johnson, published by Henry Graves & Co
stipple and line engraving, published 1910
NPG D33952

D33953

Queen Alexandra

published by Illustrated London News, after Paul César Helleu
relief duotone, published 28 November 1925
NPG D33953

Ax17912

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax17912

Ax26213

Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax26213

Ax38604

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax38604

x14386

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x14386

x14387

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x14387

x38221

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print
NPG x38221

Ax9752

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG Ax9752

Ax128904

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen print, September 1862
NPG Ax128904

Ax9746

Queen Alexandra

by Victor A. Prout
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax9746

Ax9748

Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax9748

Ax9749

Queen Alexandra

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax9749

Ax9750

Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax9750

Ax9753

Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax9753

Ax9754

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax9754

Ax9756

Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax9756

x12846

Queen Alexandra

by Southwell Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
NPG x12846