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

Sitter associated with 424 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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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

Ax41003

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

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), photogravure by Walker & Boutall
photogravure, 3-4 July 1897; published 1899
NPG Ax41003

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

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

x193023

Olav V, King of Norway; Queen Alexandra

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

x36289

'Funeral of King Edward the Peacemaker, May 20th 1910. The Queen Mother'

published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1910 (20 May 1910)
NPG x36289

x38800

'The King's Funeral'

by Unknown photographer
collotype postcard print, 1910 (20 May 1910)
NPG x38800

x29052

Princess Victoria of Wales; Queen Alexandra

by Vandyk
glass negative, 1921
NPG x29052