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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

(1857-1944), Fifth and youngest daughter of Queen Victoria; wife of Prince Henry of Battenberg

Sitter in 100 portraits
Beatrice, the youngest daughter of Queen Victoria, was called 'Baby' by her mother well into adult life. Her father, the Prince Consort died when she was just four years old, and thereafter Beatrice's chief role was as the comfort and companion of her mother. She acted as Queen Victoria's secretary until her death in 1901. Indeed, the Queen only gave her consent to Beatrice's marriage to Prince Henry of Battenberg on condition that the couple made their home with her.

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg; Queen Victoria, by Unknown artist - NPG 5828

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg; Queen Victoria

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, late 1860s-early 1870s
On display on the Staircase at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 5828

Group of fifteen, including Queen Victoria, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P22(2)

Group of fifteen, including Queen Victoria

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 25 May 1868
NPG P22(2)

The Gillies Ball, 1868, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P22(3)

The Gillies Ball, 1868

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 25 May 1868
NPG P22(3)

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P22(8)

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 1868
NPG P22(8)

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Gustav William Henry Mullins - NPG P1700(21e)

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Gustav William Henry Mullins
albumen print, May 1896
NPG P1700(21e)

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida - NPG 5166

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida
oil on canvas, 1908
NPG 5166

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

'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

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 Beatrice of Battenberg, by William George Lacy - NPG x18896

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by William George Lacy
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861
NPG x18896

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46715

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax46715

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26127

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, February 1861
NPG x26127

Queen Victoria; Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Ghémar Frères - NPG x32970

Queen Victoria; Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Ghémar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, September 1862
NPG x32970

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 Beatrice of Battenberg, by Louis Joseph Ghémar, for  Ghémar Frères - NPG Ax196516

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Louis Joseph Ghémar, for Ghémar Frères
albumen print, October 1862
NPG Ax196516

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

'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 Beatrice of Battenberg; Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG Ax46729

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg; Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 26 March 1864
NPG Ax46729

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG x26128

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 26 March 1864
NPG x26128

The children of Queen Victoria, by Robert Jefferson Bingham - NPG x131268

The children of Queen Victoria

by Robert Jefferson Bingham
albumen carte-de-visite, August 1865
NPG x131268

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Robert Jefferson Bingham - NPG Ax46756

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Robert Jefferson Bingham
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, August 1865
NPG Ax46756

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax46789

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by W. & D. Downey
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG Ax46789

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Disdéri - NPG Ax46781

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Disdéri
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, November 1866
NPG Ax46781

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x3605

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG x3605

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Disdéri - NPG Ax39816

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Disdéri
albumen carte-de-visite, November 1866
NPG Ax39816

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Disdéri - NPG x197213

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Disdéri
albumen carte-de-visite, November 1866
NPG x197213

Royal group at Balmoral, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x3610

Royal group at Balmoral

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 25 May 1868
NPG x3610

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by Hills & Saunders - NPG x26129

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG x26129

'Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen and Family', published by Hughes & Edmonds - NPG x139601

'Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen and Family'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x139601

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax28411

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, March 1872
NPG Ax28411

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