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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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Queen Victoria and family, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG Ax29330

Queen Victoria and family

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

Queen Victoria's Funeral Cortège, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x135124

Queen Victoria's Funeral Cortège

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

Domestic Life of the Royal Family, by Unknown artist - NPG D20924

Domestic Life of the Royal Family

by Unknown artist
hand-coloured lithograph, 1848 or after
NPG D20924

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Thomas Fairland, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D35057

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

The seven oldest children of Queen Victoria, by Frederick James Smyth, published by  Illustrated London News, after  Unknown artist - NPG 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

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 (née Severn) - NPG 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 (née Severn)
lithograph, April 1858
NPG D22135

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, published by  John Mitchell, after  Albert Graefle - NPG 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

Key to 'Royal Family Group, 1874' (Queen Victoria with her family), after Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after  Unknown artist - NPG 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

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

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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 Ax15897

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, (April 1900)
NPG x36359

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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, (April 1900)
NPG x196491

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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

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