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

Sitter associated with 447 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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Ax9750

Queen Alexandra

by Ghémar 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 Ghémar 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

x38287

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

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

x12848

Queen Alexandra

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

Ax196520

Queen Alexandra

by Disdéri
albumen print, 1866
NPG Ax196520

Ax14796

Queen Alexandra

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

x23491

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

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

x23493

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

x199274

Queen Alexandra with her children at Mar Lodge

by W. & D. Downey
bromide print, (1871)
NPG x199274

x46535

Princess Maud; Queen Alexandra

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

x46536

Princess Maud; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
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

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