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

Sitter associated with 411 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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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

x19943

Queen Alexandra

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

x20793

Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII); Queen Victoria; Queen Mary; Queen Alexandra

by Percy Lewis Pocock, for W. & D. Downey
bromide print, 16 July 1894
NPG x20793

x193302

King Edward VII; Victoria ('Ena'), Queen of Spain; Maud, Queen of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by Gunn & Stuart
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 8 August 1896
NPG x193302

x197448

Haakon VII, King of Norway; Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria, Queen of Norway; Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by W. & D. Downey
silver gelatine printing-out paper cabinet card, 1896
NPG x197448

x197441

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, 1898
NPG x197441

x197907

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1900s
NPG x197907

x136699

Queen Alexandra

by Swaine, after William Edward Downey, for W. & D. Downey
halftone reproduction tear sheet, 14 February 1901, published 18 May 1901
NPG x136699

x197447

King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra with the children of King George V

by Frederick William Ralph, published by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1901
NPG x197447

x25239

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey
platinum print, 1902
NPG x25239

x137368

Princess Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary of Wales; Queen Alexandra

by Queen Alexandra
photogravure, circa 1902
NPG x137368