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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 73 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 London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
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Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Maull & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1874
NPG x197207

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

probably by Maull & Fox
woodburytype on paper mount, 1881
NPG x8752

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

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, circa 1893
NPG Ax5555

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Queen Victoria with various members of her family

by James Russell & Sons
albumen print, April 1894
NPG x134736

D13827

The Royal Mother

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 1844 or after
NPG D13827

D20925

The Queen and Prince Albert at Home

by Unknown artist, published by George Alfred Henry Dean
hand-coloured lithograph, circa 1844
NPG D20925

D20924

Domestic Life of the Royal Family

by Unknown artist
lithograph, 1848 or after
NPG D20924

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

by Thomas Fairland, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1852
NPG D33777

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The seven oldest children of Queen Victoria

by Frederick James Smyth, published by Illustrated London News, after Unknown artist
wood engraving, published 25 December 1852
NPG D33826

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

by Thomas Fairland, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1852
NPG D35054

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

by James Henry Lynch, after William Frederick Lake Price
lithograph, (1858)
NPG D33778

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

by James Henry Lynch, after William Frederick Lake Price
lithograph, published 1859 (1858)
NPG D33779