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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 74 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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D35057

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Thomas Fairland, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1849
NPG D35057

D33826

The seven oldest children of Queen Victoria

by Frederick James Smyth, published by Illustrated London News, after Unknown artist
wood engraving, published 25 December 1852
NPG D33826

D22135

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein; Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, Duchess of Argyll

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Ann Mary Newton (nee Severn)
lithograph, April 1858
NPG D22135

D22118

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by John Mitchell, after Albert Graefle
lithograph, published 1 July 1864 (1864)
NPG D22118

D33661

Key to 'Royal Family Group, 1874' (Queen Victoria with her family)

after Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Unknown artist
ink on acetate, (1881)
NPG D33661

Ax9580

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1 March 1861
NPG Ax9580

x197214

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

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

Ax9743

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Sergey Lvovich Levitsky
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1866
NPG Ax9743

Ax15897

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

x31218

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1891
NPG x31218

x36359

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
bromide print
NPG x36359

D31862

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Thomas Fairland, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1849
On display in the Bedroom at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG D31862