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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 104 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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D20920

Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and family

by Unknown artist
chromolithograph, 1843 or after
NPG D20920

D20926

Prince Albert driving his favorites

by Unknown artist
hand-coloured lithograph, 1843 or after
NPG D20926

D13827

The Royal Mother

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 1844 or after
NPG D13827

D20921

General Tom Thumb

by Henry Calton Maguire
lithograph, 1844 or after
NPG D20921

D20925

The Queen and Prince Albert at Home

by Unknown artist, published by George Alfred Henry Dean
hand-coloured lithograph, circa 1844
NPG D20925

D33819

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Charles Baugniet, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1845
NPG D33819

D35055

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Thomas Landseer, published by Joseph Hogarth, after Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
mixed-method engraving, published 1845
NPG D35055

D20924

Domestic Life of the Royal Family

by Unknown artist
lithograph, 1848 or after
NPG D20924

D33820

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Thomas Fairland, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1850
NPG D33820

D35056

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Thomas Fairland, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1850
NPG D35056

D33826

The seven oldest children of Queen Victoria

by Frederick James Smyth, published by Illustrated London News, after Unknown artist
wood engraving, published 25 December 1852
NPG D33826

D21993

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, (1857)
NPG D21993

D22121

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, (1859)
NPG D22121

D33822

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by D.J. Pound, published by Illustrated News of the World, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple and line engraving, 1860s
NPG D33822

D33821

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by James Henry Lynch, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after E. Moira
lithograph, published 12 February 1861
NPG D33821

D33661

Key to 'Royal Family Group, 1874' (Queen Victoria with her family)

after Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Unknown artist
ink on acetate, (1881)
NPG D33661

Ax26219

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax26219

x26110

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x26110

Ax9576

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 4 July 1861
NPG Ax9576

Ax54756

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 4 July 1861
NPG Ax54756