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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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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 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

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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