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King Edward VII (1841-1910), Reigned 1901-10

Sitter associated with 411 portraits
Edward was the eldest son of Queen Victoria but she favoured his brother Prince Arthur. As a child he struggled with education and, in a bid to present Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, as the leading male royal figure, Edward was excluded from most public duties. After the death of Albert he was allowed to perform ceremonial duties but was still kept out of the running of the country. While Prince of Wales, he devoted much of his time to sports and entertainment and was a central figure of the glamorous Marlborough House set. His popularity increased during his reign when Britain experienced expansion and prosperity.

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D33844

'HRH The Prince of Wales at Marlborough House' (King Edward VII)

supplement to The Graphic, after Sydney Prior Hall
wood engraving, published 1886
NPG D33844

D33846

King Edward VII

published by F. Barsotti, after Michele Gordigiani
photographic print, (1886)
NPG D33846

D32963

King Edward VII

published by William Heinemann, after Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson
lithographic reproduction of a hand-coloured woodcut, published 1899
NPG D32963

D10875

King Edward VII

published by William Heinemann, after Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson
lithographic reproduction of a hand-coloured woodcut, published 1899
NPG D10875

D33851

King Edward VII

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, after Isaac Snowman
photogravure, published 1902
NPG D33851

D33847

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Emil Fuchs
colour halftone, published December 1903 (1903)
NPG D33847

D42283

L'Entente Cordiale (King Edward VII; possibly Émile Loubet)

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
line block postcard, circa 1903
NPG D42283

D33848

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Philip Tennyson Cole
relief halftone, published 27 July 1907 (1907)
NPG D33848

D9538

King Edward VII

after Frederick Drummond Niblett ('Nibs')
coloured print, published 1907 (1906)
NPG D9538

D33849

King Edward VII

by L.T. Johnson, published by Henry Graves & Co
stipple and line engraving, published 1910
NPG D33849

D33852

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
relief halftone, published 11 May 1910 (8 May 1910)
NPG D33852

Ax26211

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1859
NPG Ax26211

Ax7265

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales

by John Watkins
albumen print, circa 1860
NPG Ax7265

Ax17912

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by James Russell & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax17912

x14386

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x14386

x14387

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x14387

Ax54512

King Edward VII

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 June 1861
NPG Ax54512

Ax9752

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 9 September 1862
NPG Ax9752

Ax128904

King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by Ghemar Frères
albumen print, September 1862
NPG Ax128904

Ax9754

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Ghemar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax9754