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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 77 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 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, 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

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

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by  Lemercier, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D31861

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

by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by Lemercier, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1846
NPG D31861

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

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