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Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

(1843-1878), Third child of Queen Victoria; wife of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine

Sitter associated with 108 portraits
The great-grandmother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the consort of Queen Elizabeth II. She had a reputation for sweetness of disposition, and was said to play the role of peacemaker in the often stormy royal household. In 1862 she married Prince Louis of Hesse; the couple lived at Darmstadt, Hesse and had seven children. An interest in child welfare led the princess to make the Neues Palais a centre of philanthropic activity. It was later learned that Alice carried and passed on the haemophilia gene she inherited from Queen Victoria to several of her own children.

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Royal mourning group, 1862, by William Bambridge - NPG P27

Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen print, March 1862
NPG P27

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(8)

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(8)

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(9)

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(9)

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(7)

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, 1867
NPG 2023a(7)

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(10)

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, 1867
NPG 2023a(10)

Queen Victoria with her family, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after  Leonida Caldesi - NPG x134737

Queen Victoria with her family

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s (1857)
NPG x134737

Collage of 101 figures, compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after  Disdéri, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after  Camille Silvy, and after  Unknown photographers - NPG Ax129160

Collage of 101 figures

compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after Disdéri, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after Camille Silvy, and after Unknown photographers
albumen print collage, 1860s
NPG Ax129160

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26113

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860
NPG x26113

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26114

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860
NPG x26114

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by William Henry Southwell, published by  Thomas McLean & Co - NPG Ax131376

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by William Henry Southwell, published by Thomas McLean & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860
NPG Ax131376

'Group of Royal Family', by and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x132718

'Group of Royal Family'

by and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, early 1860s
NPG x132718

Queen Victoria and her family, by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  Georg Emil Hansen - NPG x134740

Queen Victoria and her family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134740

'Interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and Portraits of the Royal Family of Great Britain', by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  Georg Emil Hansen - NPG x134741

'Interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and Portraits of the Royal Family of Great Britain'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134741

Queen Victoria with her family, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x134742

Queen Victoria with her family

after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134742

King Edward VII; Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x197200

King Edward VII; Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860
NPG x197200

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria and their children, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax9571

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria and their children

after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861
NPG Ax9571

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26111

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG x26111

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26116

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG x26116

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26115

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, (February 1861)
NPG x26115

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax39788

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax39788

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46725

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax46725

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Mayall & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x4190

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Mayall & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen Imperial cabinet card, 1890s (February 1861)
NPG x4190

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax46708

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 4 July 1861
NPG Ax46708

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax46766

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 4 July 1861
NPG Ax46766

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Camille Silvy - NPG x26109

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 4 July 1861
NPG x26109

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Camille Silvy - NPG x26112

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 4 July 1861
NPG x26112

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Camille Silvy - NPG x32960

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 4 July 1861
NPG x32960

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax131375

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax131375

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax131393

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 4 July 1861
NPG Ax131393

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John & Charles Watkins, published by  Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG Ax131377

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861
NPG Ax131377

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by (Octavius) Charles Watkins - NPG x132242

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861
NPG x132242

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax196513

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, February 1861
NPG Ax196513

Royal mourning group, 1862, by William Bambridge - NPG x131271

Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen carte-de-visite, March 1862
NPG x131271

Royal mourning group, 1862, by William Bambridge - NPG Ax128903

Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen print, March 1862
NPG Ax128903

Album introductory carte-de-visite with members of the Royal Family, by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  Ghémar Frères, and  (Octavius) Charles Watkins, and  Émile Desmaisons, and  Unknown photographers - NPG x197214

Album introductory carte-de-visite with members of the Royal Family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and Ghémar Frères, and (Octavius) Charles Watkins, and Émile Desmaisons, and Unknown photographers
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x197214

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Franz Backofen - NPG x32961

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Franz Backofen
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x32961

Queen Victoria with her family, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x36347

Queen Victoria with her family

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
carbon print, April 1863
NPG x36347

Queen Victoria with her family, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax131299

Queen Victoria with her family

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

Queen Victoria with her family, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46726

Queen Victoria with her family

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

'The day before the wedding', by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x131715

'The day before the wedding'

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

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse; Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46744

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse; Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax46744

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG Ax46720

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax46720

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG x26121

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x26121

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26119

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, (circa 1863)
NPG x26119

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse with her baby, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG x32962

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse with her baby

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x32962

'The day before the wedding', by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x135123

'The day before the wedding'

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 9 March 1863
NPG x135123

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age', by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  Disdéri, and  Camille Silvy, and  Duroni & Murer, and  Émile Desmaisons, and  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  (George) Herbert Watkins, and  William Edward Kilburn, and  Horatio Nelson King, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  - NPG x139661

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn, and Horatio Nelson King, and John & Charles Watkins, and
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x139661

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse; Queen Alexandra, by Southwell Brothers, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG x131081

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse; Queen Alexandra

by Southwell Brothers, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG x131081

The Duke and Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine with their eldest daughter, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG Ax46179

The Duke and Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine with their eldest daughter

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 13 June 1864
NPG Ax46179

The Duke and Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine with their eldest daughter, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG x35076

The Duke and Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine with their eldest daughter

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 13 June 1864
NPG x35076

The Grand Duke and Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine with their eldest daughter, published by Richard Smith, after  Unknown photographer - NPG x35075

The Grand Duke and Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine with their eldest daughter

published by Richard Smith, after Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, March 1864
NPG x35075

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse; Queen Alexandra; Queen Victoria, by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes - NPG Ax46783

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse; Queen Alexandra; Queen Victoria

by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG Ax46783

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