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

Sitter associated with 414 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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Ax38287

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, Autumn 1863
NPG Ax38287

x12842

Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 18 March 1863
NPG x12842

x12852

Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x12852

x32933

Queen Alexandra

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 18 March 1863
NPG x32933

x131267

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Frederick Richard Window
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x131267

x9182

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Mayall & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
carbon print on photographer's card mount, late 1890s-early 1900s (18 March 1863)
NPG x9182

x36347

Queen Victoria with her family

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
carbon print on cropped Imperial cabinet card mount, 1863
NPG x36347

Ax131299

Queen Victoria with her family

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax131299

Ax131389

Queen Alexandra

by Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax131389

Ax46726

Queen Victoria with her family

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax46726

Ax17916

Queen Alexandra

by United Association of Photography Limited, after Unknown artist
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax17916

x131715

'The day before the wedding'

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 March 1863
NPG x131715

x30570

Queen Alexandra; Queen Victoria; King Edward VII

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
carbon print on cropped Imperial cabinet card mount, 1863
NPG x30570

Ax26440

Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), after Vernon Heath
bromide print, (1863)
NPG Ax26440

Ax26441

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), after Vernon Heath
bromide print, (1863)
NPG Ax26441

Ax47007

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra; George I, King of Greece

by Southwell Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, October 1863
NPG Ax47007

x46495

Queen Alexandra

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x46495