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

Sitter associated with 436 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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Ax197500

Queen Alexandra

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1887?
NPG Ax197500

Ax5560

Queen Alexandra

by Henry Van der Weyde
albumen cabinet card, 1888
NPG Ax5560

Ax15891

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, 27 July 1889, published 1891
NPG Ax15891

x15577

Queen Alexandra

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print, 27 July 1889
NPG x15577

Ax22286

Queen Alexandra; Louise, Queen of Denmark; Princess Victoria of Wales

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen cabinet card, 6 July 1893
NPG Ax22286

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

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

x196930

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

published by J. Beagles & Co, after Unknown photographer, and Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide postcard print, 1902-1910
NPG x196930

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

x196926

'T.M. The King & Queen & House Party at Mount Stewart'

after Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
bromide postcard print, 1903
NPG x196926

x196931

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
hand-coloured bromide postcard print, 1903
NPG x196931