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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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x136701

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

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

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

x194006

Olav V, King of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by David Knights-Whittome
vintage print, 1909
NPG x194006

x36289

Queen Alexandra

by J. Beagles & Co
postcard print, 20 May 1910
NPG x36289

x38800

Queen Alexandra

by Unknown photographer
postcard print, 1910
NPG x38800

x33948

Queen Alexandra

by Vandyk
glass negative, 17 June 1921
NPG x33948

x87208

Queen Alexandra

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG x87208

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