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

Sitter associated with 447 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; Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale

by William Holl Jr, after Vernon Heath
stipple and line engraving, published 1864
NPG D33937


'Hyde Park, March 7th 1863' (including Alexandra of Denmark)

by Robert Charles Dudley
chromolithograph, published 1864
NPG D33992


Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale; Queen Alexandra

by and published by Maclure & Macdonald
lithograph, early 1870s
NPG D33938


Queen Alexandra

by Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin')
chromolithograph, 1874
NPG D23033


Queen Alexandra

by Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin')
chromolithograph, 1874
NPG D31867


Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by and printed by Thomas Packer, published by Hopwood & Crew
chromolithograph, circa 1875
NPG D42831


Queen Alexandra

by William Spalding, printed by Thomas Packer, published by Elton & Co
chromolithograph, circa 1880s
NPG D42830


Key to 'Royal Family Group, 1874' (Queen Victoria with her family)

after Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Unknown artist
ink on acetate, (1881)
NPG D33661


Queen Alexandra

by Maclure & Macdonald, after Andrew Maclure
chromolithograph, published 1883
NPG D33951

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