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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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Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
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Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
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Album introductory carte-de-visite with members of the Royal Family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and Ghemar Frères, and (Octavius) Charles Watkins, and Émile Desmaisons, and Unknown photographers
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
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King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 18 March 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 18 March 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 18 March 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra; George I, King of Greece

by Southwell Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
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King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra; George I, King of Greece

by Southwell Brothers
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by Southwell Brothers
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by Southwell Brothers
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
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Maria Feodorovna, Empress of Russia (Princess Dagmar); Queen Alexandra

by Southwell Brothers
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 18 March 1863
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King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 18 March 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by Stephen Thompson, published by Victor Delarue
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, September 1863
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Queen Alexandra

by Southwell Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
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