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Queen Victoria

(1819-1901), Reigned 1837-1901

Sitter associated with 526 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, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Dickinson Brothers, after  Lowes Cato Dickinson - NPG D33649

Queen Victoria

by Samuel Cousins, published by Dickinson Brothers, after Lowes Cato Dickinson
hand-coloured mezzotint, published 1871
NPG D33649

Queen Victoria, published by The Graphic - NPG D33642

Queen Victoria

published by The Graphic
wood engraving, published 6 March 1872
NPG D33642

Queen Victoria, by Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin') - NPG D23023

Queen Victoria

by Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin')
chromolithograph, 1874
NPG D23023

Queen Victoria, by J. Leitch & Co, after  Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin') - NPG D33647

Queen Victoria

by J. Leitch & Co, after Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin')
lithograph, published 1875
NPG D33647

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

Queen Victoria, by Maclure & Macdonald, after  Andrew Maclure - NPG D33654

Queen Victoria

by Maclure & Macdonald, after Andrew Maclure
chromolithograph, published 25 November 1882
NPG D33654

Queen Victoria, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG D8151

Queen Victoria

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
mezzotint, published 1882
NPG D8151

Queen Victoria, by Charles Roberts, after  Sir George Hayter - NPG D33568

Queen Victoria

by Charles Roberts, after Sir George Hayter
wood engraving, published 1887 (1833)
NPG D33568

Queen Victoria, published by The Graphic, after  Frederick Sargent - NPG D33655

Queen Victoria

published by The Graphic, after Frederick Sargent
coloured wood engraving, published 20 June 1887
NPG D33655

Queen Victoria, by Sir Alfred Gilbert - NPG D36108

Queen Victoria

by Sir Alfred Gilbert
bronze medal, 1887
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D36108

Queen Victoria, by Unknown artist - NPG D3028

Queen Victoria

by Unknown artist
pipe bowl, 1887
NPG D3028

Queen Victoria, by Unknown artist - NPG D7053

Queen Victoria

by Unknown artist
bronze medal, 1887
NPG D7053

Queen Victoria, after Walery - NPG D16954

Queen Victoria

after Walery
photograph transferred onto silk, (1887)
NPG D16954

'Your Majesty' (William Howley; Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham; Queen Victoria), published by The Graphic, after  Mary Louisa Gow - NPG D33592

'Your Majesty' (William Howley; Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham; Queen Victoria)

published by The Graphic, after Mary Louisa Gow
colour photogravure, published 1895
NPG D33592

The Longest Reign in English History: A Glimpse of the Home Life of the Queen, after Samuel Begg, after  Mary Steen - NPG D46377

The Longest Reign in English History: A Glimpse of the Home Life of the Queen

after Samuel Begg, after Mary Steen
relief halftone tear sheet, published in the Illustrated London News 19 September 1896
NPG D46377

Queen Victoria, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland - NPG D23351

Queen Victoria

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1897
NPG D23351

Queen Victoria, published by Illustrated London News, after  A. Forestier - NPG D33650

Queen Victoria

published by Illustrated London News, after A. Forestier
wood engraving, published 1897
NPG D33650

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