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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 97 portraits
Beatrice's 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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Queen Victoria; Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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

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

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Queen Victoria with her family

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

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Queen Victoria with her family

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

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Queen Victoria with her family

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

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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

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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The children of Queen Victoria

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

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

Ax46789

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

Ax46781

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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Royal group at Balmoral

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

x26129

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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'Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen and Family'

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

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

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

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, March 1872
NPG Ax46163

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Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874
NPG x26130