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Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

(1844-1900), Naval officer; second son of Queen Victoria

Sitter associated with 76 portraits
Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, joined the Navy in 1858, at the age of fourteen. On the abdication of King Otto of Greece in 1862, Alfred was chosen by the Greeks to succeed him, but political conventions made it impossible for the British government to accede to their wishes. Meanwhile, Alfred pursued his naval career. In 1863 he was promoted to Lieutenant and three years later to Captain. By 1893 he was Admiral of the Fleet. He was highly respected as a well-informed and able fleet leader.

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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

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG 5790

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 10 January 1874
NPG 5790

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

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert - NPG x39702

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x39702

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Mayall & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x33251

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Mayall & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen panel card, (April 1860)
NPG x33251

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x39701

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, April 1860
NPG x39701

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert - NPG Ax46709

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, early-mid 1860s
NPG Ax46709

'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 Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax196505

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, April 1860
NPG Ax196505

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

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

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Augustin Aimé Joseph Le Jeune - NPG x39705

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Augustin Aimé Joseph Le Jeune
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x39705

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax131364

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, April 1863
NPG Ax131364

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46721

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, April 1863
NPG Ax46721

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age', by Frederick Holland Mares, 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, an - NPG x139661

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

by Frederick Holland Mares, 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, an
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x139661

Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany; Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG Ax46745

Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany; Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 19 April 1864
NPG Ax46745

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Robert Jefferson Bingham - NPG Ax46719

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Robert Jefferson Bingham
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, August 1865
NPG Ax46719

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

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax46774

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by James Russell & Sons
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG Ax46774

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Johnstone, O'Shannessy & Co - NPG x39706

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Johnstone, O'Shannessy & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867-1868
NPG x39706

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Unknown photographer - NPG x134827

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s
NPG x134827

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax131365

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868
NPG Ax131365

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, after Unknown photographer - NPG Ax131366

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

after Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax131366

'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

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