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Queen Victoria

(1819-1901), Reigned 1837-1901

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter associated with 530 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Queen Victoria succeeded to the throne shortly after her eighteenth birthday in July 1837. She was daughter of the Duke of Kent, who was the fourth son of George III. Her reign was the second longest in British history, celebrating her Golden Jubilee in 1887 and Diamond Jubilee in 1897. She held great influence over the foreign and domestic policies of the governments she oversaw.

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Queen Victoria, replica by Sir George Hayter - NPG 1250

Queen Victoria

replica by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1863, based on a work of 1838
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1250

Queen Victoria, reduced copy by W. Warman, after  Thomas Sully - NPG 1891a

Queen Victoria

reduced copy by W. Warman, after Thomas Sully
watercolour, 1838-1870, based on a work of 1838
On display in Room 25: wall case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1891a

Queen Victoria, replica by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG 1716

Queen Victoria

replica by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
marble bust, 1841, based on a work of 1839
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1716

Queen Victoria, by Robert Physick - NPG 5164

Queen Victoria

by Robert Physick
marble bust, 1851
NPG 5164

Royal mourning group, 1862, by William Bambridge - NPG P27

Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen print, March 1862
NPG P27

Queen Victoria, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(1)

Queen Victoria

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(1)

Queen Victoria, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(2)

Queen Victoria

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(2)

The Gillies Ball, 1868, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P22(3)

The Gillies Ball, 1868

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 25 May 1868
NPG P22(3)

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