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Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen) (1792-1849), Queen of William IV

Sitter associated with 31 portraits
Queen of William IV and eldest daughter of George, Duke of Saxe-Coburg Meiningen. The untimely death of Princess Charlotte, the daughter of George, Prince Regent, in 1817 prompted the unmarried sons of George III to find brides in order to beget legitimate heirs to throne. Adelaide and William, Duke of Clarence married in 1818. She became queen on his accession to the throne in 1830. She was unpopular for her supposed interference in politics during the agitation for reform.

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Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, circa 1832
NPG 316a(153)

316a(154)

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, circa 1832
NPG 316a(154)

316a(189)

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, circa 1832
NPG 316a(189)

316a(199)

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, circa 1832
NPG 316a(199)

D9293

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by John Cochran, after Fanny Corbaux
stipple engraving, 1820s-1830s
NPG D9293

D8129

King William IV; Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

published by T. Bird, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published by Charles Tilt
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 1 July 1830
NPG D8129

D33559

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Martin Colnaghi, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, published September 1831
NPG D33559

D41088

Going to a Half Crown-ation

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 September 1831
NPG D41088

D8133

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

after Unknown artist
hand-coloured line and stipple engraving, published 1831
NPG D8133

D41117

Un Tableau Vivant

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1832
NPG D41117

D41135

Scene from Cinderella

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 May 1832
NPG D41135

D8130

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Thomas Goff Lupton, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, published 1834
NPG D8130

D8131

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Thomas Goff Lupton, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, published 1834
NPG D8131

D33558

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

by Henry Thomas Ryall, published by Thomas McLean, after Sir William Charles Ross
stipple and line engraving, published 30 March 1841
NPG D33558

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