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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850-1942), Field Marshal, Governor General of Canada; son of Queen Victoria

Sitter associated with 138 portraits
Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son and seventh of the nine children of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Arthur had a long and distinguished career in the British Army that included service in South Africa, Canada, Ireland, Egypt and India. Promoted to Field Marshal in 1902, in 1904 he was given the newly created post of Inspector-General of the Forces and was tasked with reporting on the status of the British Army. He was subsequently unwillingly sent to Malta as commander-in-chief; he resigned the position in 1909. Having ended his military service he was appointed Governor General of Canada.

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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG x26131

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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x26136

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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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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 26 March 1864
NPG Ax131369

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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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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 26 March 1864
NPG x26133

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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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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG Ax131368

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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG Ax46757

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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867-1872
NPG Ax46162

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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Maull & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1868
NPG Ax131370

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Royal group at Balmoral

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