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

Sitter associated with 410 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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Album introductory carte-de-visite with members of the Royal Family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and Ghemar Frères, and (Octavius) Charles Watkins, and Émile Desmaisons, and Unknown photographers
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x197214

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

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King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x38287

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Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, Autumn 1863
NPG x197201

x139659

Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x139659

x12848

Queen Alexandra

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, July 1865
NPG x12848

Ax14796

Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
albumen print, July 1867
NPG Ax14796

x197205

Queen Alexandra

by Andrew & George Taylor
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868
NPG x197205

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Queen Alexandra; Princess Louise Victoria Alexandra Dagmar, Duchess of Fife

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, September 1868
NPG x197570

x197206

Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870
NPG x197206

x197438

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
hand-coloured albumen cabinet card, 1870
NPG x197438

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Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria, Queen of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, August 1872
NPG x46535