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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 Richard James Lane, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D33812

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1856 (1856)
NPG D33812

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D21983

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1856 (1856)
NPG D21983

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Émile Desmaisons, after  Edward Matthew Ward - NPG D33813

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Émile Desmaisons, after Edward Matthew Ward
lithograph, published 1857
NPG D33813

Queen Victoria;  King Edward VII; Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by James Tilbitts Willmore, after  Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG D33591

Queen Victoria; King Edward VII; Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by James Tilbitts Willmore, after Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
line engraving, 1858 (1847)
NPG D33591

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D33814

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
mezzotint, published 1858
NPG D33814

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D33815

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1858
NPG D33815

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D22122

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1858
NPG D22122

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

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia ('Ladies. No. 11.'), by Constantine von Grimm ('Nemo') - NPG D44177

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia ('Ladies. No. 11.')

by Constantine von Grimm ('Nemo')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 June 1884
NPG D44177

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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Hills & Saunders
half-plate glass negative, 1860s
NPG x35277

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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by L. Haase & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x36366

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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 2 July 1861
NPG Ax54720

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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 2 July 1861
NPG Ax54721

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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95889

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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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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by James Russell & Sons, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, (1890s)
NPG x14271

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Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by John Brandard, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Jefferys & Nelson
lithograph, 1841
NPG D47430

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