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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

(1846-1923), Wife of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein; third daughter of Queen Victoria

Sitter associated with 79 portraits
Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein was a member of the British Royal Family, the fifth-born child and the third daughter of Queen Victoria. In 1866 she married Prince (Frederick) Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. Helena devoted much time and effort to charitable causes. She set up and helped to supervise a holiday house for deprived and handicapped London children near Cumberland Lodge, and she was a founder member of the Red Cross. She was active in voluntary work during the First World War. In 1872 she became founding President of the School of Art Needlework, later the Royal School of Needlework, set up to provide employment for women.

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Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Indian Contingent, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG P1700(26a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Indian Contingent

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(26a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - In front of St Paul's Cathedral, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG P1700(28)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - In front of St Paul's Cathedral

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(28)

Queen Victoria with her family, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after  Leonida Caldesi - NPG x134737

Queen Victoria with her family

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s (1857)
NPG x134737

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax46786

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Unknown photographer
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax46786

'Group of Royal Family', by and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x132718

'Group of Royal Family'

by and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, early 1860s
NPG x132718

Queen Victoria and her family, by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  Georg Emil Hansen - NPG x134740

Queen Victoria and her family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134740

'Interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and Portraits of the Royal Family of Great Britain', by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  Georg Emil Hansen - NPG x134741

'Interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and Portraits of the Royal Family of Great Britain'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134741

Queen Victoria with her family, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x134742

Queen Victoria with her family

after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134742

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria and their children, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax9571

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria and their children

after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861
NPG Ax9571

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax131381

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax131381

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46711

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG Ax46711

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x36353

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG x36353

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax196521

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, February 1861
NPG Ax196521

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes - NPG x36352

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG x36352

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Ghémar Frères, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG Ax131379

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Ghémar Frères, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG Ax131379

Album introductory carte-de-visite with members of the Royal Family, by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  Ghémar Frères, and  (Octavius) Charles Watkins, and  Émile Desmaisons, and  Unknown photographers - NPG x197214

Album introductory carte-de-visite with members of the Royal Family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and Ghémar Frères, and (Octavius) Charles Watkins, and Émile Desmaisons, and Unknown photographers
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x197214

Queen Victoria; Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Louis Joseph Ghémar, for  Ghémar Frères - NPG Ax196519

Queen Victoria; Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Louis Joseph Ghémar, for Ghémar Frères
albumen print, October 1862
NPG Ax196519

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Ghémar Frères - NPG x36356

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Ghémar Frères
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x36356

Queen Victoria with her family, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x36347

Queen Victoria with her family

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
carbon print, April 1863
NPG x36347

Queen Victoria with her family, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax131299

Queen Victoria with her family

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, April 1863
NPG Ax131299

Queen Victoria with her family, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46726

Queen Victoria with her family

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, April 1863
NPG Ax46726

'The day before the wedding', by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x131715

'The day before the wedding'

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 March 1863
NPG x131715

'The day before the wedding', by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x135123

'The day before the wedding'

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 9 March 1863
NPG x135123

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age', by Frederick Holland Mares, 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, an - NPG x139661

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Frederick Holland Mares, 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, an
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x139661

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG x36349

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG x36349

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG Ax46747

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 2 April 1864
NPG Ax46747

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

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46734

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 5 July 1866
NPG Ax46734

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein; Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, by Hills & Saunders, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG Ax46755

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein; Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein

by Hills & Saunders, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1866
NPG Ax46755

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x36355

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1860s
NPG x36355

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax46168

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1860s
NPG Ax46168

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Hills & Saunders - NPG x35275

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Hills & Saunders
half-plate glass negative, 1870s
NPG x35275

'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

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95871

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1870s
NPG x95871

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95872

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1870s
NPG x95872

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95873

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1870s
NPG x95873

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95874

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1870s
NPG x95874

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95875

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1870s
NPG x95875

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95869

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1882
NPG x95869

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95870

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1882
NPG x95870

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG Ax15897

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1891
NPG Ax15897

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31219

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1891
NPG x31219

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31220

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1891
NPG x31220

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG x8750

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1891
NPG x8750

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x197571

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, before 1891
NPG x197571

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