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

Sitter associated with 418 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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x12848

Queen Alexandra

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

Ax14796

Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & So%ns
albumen print, July 1867
NPG Ax14796

x23491

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype, 1871
NPG x23491

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Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype, 1871
NPG x23493

Ax25105

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype, 1871
NPG Ax25105

x193207

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1871
NPG x193207

x46535

Princess Maud, Queen of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & So%ns
albumen carte-de-visite, August 1872
NPG x46535

x46536

Princess Maud, Queen of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & So%ns
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x46536

Ax38252

Queen Alexandra

by Maull & Co
bromide print, 1873
NPG Ax38252

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

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

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

Ax22286

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

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

x19943

Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print, 6 July 1893
NPG x19943