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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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x46536

Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria, Queen of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x46536

x197439

Queen Alexandra

by Hills & Saunders
hand-coloured albumen cabinet card, circa 1872
NPG x197439

Ax38252

Queen Alexandra

by Maull & Co
bromide print, 1873
NPG Ax38252

x23491

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

probably by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype, 21 July 1874
NPG x23491

x23493

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

probably by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype, 21 July 1874
NPG x23493

Ax25105

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

probably by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype, 21 July 1874
NPG Ax25105

x45079

Queen Alexandra

after Charles Bergamasco
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1876
NPG x45079

Ax197508

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Carl Backofen
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG Ax197508

Ax197510

Queen Alexandra

by John Chancellor
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG Ax197510

Ax197501

Queen Alexandra

by John Chancellor
albumen cabinet card, April 1885
NPG Ax197501

x197437

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by London & County Photographic Co
woodburytype cabinet card, 1887
NPG x197437

x197449

King George V; Queen Alexandra; Princess Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary of Wales

by Frederick William Ralph
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s
NPG x197449

Ax197500

Queen Alexandra

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1887?
NPG Ax197500

Ax5560

Queen Alexandra

by Henry Van der Weyde
albumen cabinet card, 1888
NPG Ax5560

x197446

King Edward VII with his family

by Frederick William Ralph
albumen cabinet card, 1888
NPG x197446

Ax15891

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, 27 July 1889, published 1891
NPG Ax15891

x15577

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print, 27 July 1889
NPG x15577

x197440

Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen cabinet card, circa April 1889
NPG x197440

x197452

Royal family group

by Frederick William Ralph
albumen cabinet card, 1889
NPG x197452

Ax22286

Queen Alexandra; Louise, Queen of Denmark; Princess Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary of Wales

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen cabinet card, 6 July 1893
NPG Ax22286