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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 123 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 Alexander Bassano - NPG x95890

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95890

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95891

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95891

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95892

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95892

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95893

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95893

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95894

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95894

Queen Victoria with various members of her family, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x134736

Queen Victoria with various members of her family

by James Russell & Sons
albumen print, April 1894
NPG x134736

Royal group including Queen Victoria and Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x189248

Royal group including Queen Victoria and Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass copy negative, copied January 1948 (April 1894)
NPG x189248

Queen Victoria at breakfast with Princesses Beatrice and Victoria, by Alexander Lamont Henderson, published by  Underwood & Underwood - NPG x45209

Queen Victoria at breakfast with Princesses Beatrice and Victoria

by Alexander Lamont Henderson, published by Underwood & Underwood
albumen stereoscopic card, April 1895
NPG x45209

Queen Victoria and family, by Hills & Saunders - NPG x35274

Queen Victoria and family

by Hills & Saunders
half-plate glass negative, 1897
NPG x35274

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Sir William Charles Ross - NPG D33806

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Sir William Charles Ross
lithograph, 1841
NPG D33806

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Sir William Charles Ross - NPG D35050

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Sir William Charles Ross
lithograph, 1841
NPG D35050

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Sir William Charles Ross - NPG D22113

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Sir William Charles Ross
lithograph, 1841
NPG D22113

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Sir William Charles Ross, after  Queen Victoria - NPG D22114

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Sir William Charles Ross, after Queen Victoria
lithograph, (October 1841)
NPG D22114

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Sir William Charles Ross, after  Queen Victoria - NPG D22298

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Sir William Charles Ross, after Queen Victoria
lithograph, (October 1841)
NPG D22298

'The Princess Royal sitting for a Portrait', by William Radclyffe, published by  J. Mead, after  Sir John Gilbert - NPG D33805

'The Princess Royal sitting for a Portrait'

by William Radclyffe, published by J. Mead, after Sir John Gilbert
line engraving, circa 1842-1844 (1842)
NPG D33805

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