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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

(1840-1901), Consort of Frederick III, German Emperor, King of Prussia; daughter of Queen Victoria

Sitter associated with 119 portraits
Victoria married Prince Frederick William of Prussia in 1858. The Queen and Prince Albert hoped that Victoria's marriage to the future King of Prussia would cement close ties between London and Berlin, and possibly lead to the emergence of a unified and liberal Germany. After the three wars of German unification (1864-71), the victorious princes of the North German Confederation proclaimed a German Empire with King William I of Prussia as the hereditary German Emperor. On his death in 1888, his son Prince Frederick ascended the throne and Victoria adopted the title The German Empress. He died later that year, after which she was known as The Empress Frederick.

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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(150a)

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, arched top, late 1850s
NPG P301(150a)

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

Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen print, March 1862
NPG P27

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(5)

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(5)

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(6)

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(6)

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Joseph Mordecai, after  Unknown photographer - NPG 4430

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Joseph Mordecai, after Unknown photographer
oil on canvas, (circa 1900)
NPG 4430

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Hermann Günther - NPG x132095

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Hermann Günther
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s (late 1850s)
NPG x132095

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Hermann Günther - NPG x132096

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Hermann Günther
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s (late 1850s)
NPG x132096

Queen Victoria with her family, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after  Leonida Caldesi - NPG x134737

Queen Victoria with her family

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s (1857)
NPG x134737

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by L. Haase & Co - NPG Ax46780

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by L. Haase & Co
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax46780

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by L. Haase & Co - NPG x36367

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by L. Haase & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x36367

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by L. Haase & Co - NPG Ax38286

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by L. Haase & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax38286

'Group of Royal Family', by and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x132718

'Group of Royal Family'

by and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, early 1860s
NPG x132718

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by L. Haase & Co - NPG x134617

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by L. Haase & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x134617

Queen Victoria and her family, by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  Georg Emil Hansen - NPG x134740

Queen Victoria and her family

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134740

'Interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and Portraits of the Royal Family of Great Britain', by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  Georg Emil Hansen - NPG x134741

'Interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and Portraits of the Royal Family of Great Britain'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and John & Charles Watkins, and Georg Emil Hansen
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134741

Queen Victoria with her family, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x134742

Queen Victoria with her family

after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x134742

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