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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; Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, May 1882
NPG x95834

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Queen Victoria's Crown

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1882
NPG x95836

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Queen Victoria with members of her family

by Carl Backofen
albumen cabinet card, April 1884
NPG Ax197502

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Prince Arthur of Connaught; Queen Victoria; Margaret, Crown Princess of Sweden

by Alexander Bassano
bromide copy print, (26 November 1885)
NPG x158990

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Margaret, Crown Princess of Sweden; Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
bromide copy print, (26 November 1885)
NPG x158991

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Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 26 November 1885
NPG x95827

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Margaret, Crown Princess of Sweden; Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 26 November 1885
NPG x95833

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Queen Victoria

by Bassano Ltd, after Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
half-plate glass negative, 1895 (1887)
NPG x31929

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Queen Victoria

by Percy Lewis Pocock, for W. & D. Downey
glass positive, 1890s
NPG x1583

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Queen Victoria

by Percy Lewis Pocock, for W. & D. Downey
glass positive, 1890s
NPG x1584

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Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, (1890s)
NPG x193022

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Queen Victoria

by James Russell & Sons
negative, 1890s
NPG x526

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Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII); Queen Victoria; Queen Mary; Queen Alexandra

by Percy Lewis Pocock, for W. & D. Downey
bromide print, 16 July 1894
NPG x20793

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Queen Victoria

probably by Gunn & Stuart
gold-coloured medal inset with albumen print, 1897 (1896)
NPG x4192

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Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano, published by J.J. Samuels Ltd
bromide postcard print, (1897)
NPG x193021

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Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass copy negative, 1897
NPG x95804

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Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass copy negative, 1897
NPG x95811

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Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1897
NPG x95825

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Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1897
NPG x95828

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