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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 75 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 Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1882
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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1882
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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1880s
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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1880s
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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1880s
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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1880s
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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, mid 1880s
NPG x95875

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

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

possibly by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
bromide print, 22 June 1897
NPG x87194

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Queen Victoria and family

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide proof print, April 1900
NPG Ax29330

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Queen Victoria's Funeral Cortège

by James Russell & Sons
bromide print, 4 February 1901
NPG x135124