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

Sitter associated with 414 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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D33938

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

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

D23033

Queen Alexandra

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

D31867

Queen Alexandra

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

D42831

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

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

D42830

Queen Alexandra

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

D33661

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

D33951

Queen Alexandra

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

D33956

Queen Alexandra

by Frédéric Auguste La Guillermie, published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
etching, 1895 (1894)
NPG D33956

D33954

Queen Alexandra

published by Illustrated London News, after George C. Wilmshurst
tinted halftone, circa 1901-1910
NPG D33954

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