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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 78 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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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 Ashford Brothers & Co, 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, and  - NPG x139661

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

by Ashford Brothers & Co, 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, and
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
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

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