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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 London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax17918

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

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG Ax17918

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax46160

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

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG Ax46160

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x39708

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

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
carbon carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x39708

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x39709

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

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x39709

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Maull & Co - NPG x197207

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

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

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by York & Son, possibly after  Abel Lewis - NPG x3616

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

by York & Son, possibly after Abel Lewis
glass lantern slide, 1890s (circa 1875-1880)
NPG x3616

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, probably by Maull & Fox - NPG x8752

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

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

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG Ax15978

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

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1892
NPG Ax15978

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax5555

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

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

Queen Victoria with various members of her family, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x134736

Queen Victoria with various members of her family

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

The Royal Mother, by Unknown artist - NPG D13827

The Royal Mother

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 1844 or after
NPG D13827

The Queen and Prince Albert at Home, by Unknown artist, published by  George Alfred Henry Dean - NPG D20925

The Queen and Prince Albert at Home

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

Domestic Life of the Royal Family, by Unknown artist - NPG D20924

Domestic Life of the Royal Family

by Unknown artist
hand-coloured lithograph, 1848 or after
NPG D20924

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Thomas Fairland, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D33777

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

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

The seven oldest children of Queen Victoria, by Frederick James Smyth, published by  Illustrated London News, after  Unknown artist - NPG D33826

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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