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

Sitter associated with 410 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 Mary; Queen Alexandra

by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
half-plate glass negative, 1915
NPG x170

x33948

Queen Alexandra

by Vandyk
glass negative, 17 June 1921
NPG x33948

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Queen Alexandra

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG x87208

D43005

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Chappell & Co, probably after Anthony Carey Stannus
albumen print, 1860s
NPG D43005

D43006

Queen Alexandra

by Edme Guichard, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Chappell & Co
chromolithograph, 1863
NPG D43006

D31865

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra; Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale; King George V

by Francis Holl, after Lowes Cato Dickinson
engraving, late 19th century
On display in the Bedroom at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG D31865

D42831

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by and printed by Thomas Packer, published by Hopwood & Crew
chromolithograph, circa 1875
NPG D42831

D42830

Queen Alexandra

by William Spalding, printed by Thomas Packer, published by Elton & Co
chromolithograph, circa 1880s
NPG D42830