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

Sitter associated with 428 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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x19943

Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, circa 1906 (6 July 1893)
NPG x19943

x193272

Queen Alexandra with her family

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, 1893-1898
NPG x193272

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; Princess Maud, Queen of Norway; Queen Alexandra

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

x87155

'H.R.H. The Princess of Wales as Queen Marguerite de Valois'

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
vintage bromide print, 3-4 July 1897
NPG x87155

x197907

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1900s
NPG x197907

x193250

Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1900s
NPG x193250

x193249

Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by The Philco Publishing Co
bromide postcard print, 1900s (1901)
NPG x193249

x25239

Queen Alexandra

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

x193251

'The Queen Mother's Message to the Nation' (Queen Alexandra)

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1910 (12 November 1902)
NPG x193251

x193252

'The Dowager Queen Alexandra' (Queen Alexandra)

after Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide postcard print, 1910 (12 November 1902)
NPG x193252

x193241

Princess Victoria of Wales; King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1903
NPG x193241

x196910

'Royal Shooting Party, Windsor, 1906'

after Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
bromide postcard print, 1906
NPG x196910

x196905

'The King at Bangor' (including King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra)

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, July 1907
NPG x196905

x136701

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 11 July 1908
NPG x136701

x193081

'The Great Event of 1908. The King Opening the Olympic Games'

published by E. Alexander Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1908
NPG x193081

x8458

Olav V, King of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
dry-plate glass negative, December 1909
NPG x8458

x8460

Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
dry-plate glass negative, December 1909
NPG x8460

x193023

Olav V, King of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1909
NPG x193023