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Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1846-1923), Wife of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein; third daughter of Queen Victoria

Sitter associated with 78 portraits
Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein was a member of the British Royal Family, the fifth-born child and the third daughter of Queen Victoria. In 1866 she married Prince (Frederick) Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. Helena devoted much time and effort to charitable causes. She set up and helped to supervise a holiday house for deprived and handicapped London children near Cumberland Lodge, and she was a founder member of the Red Cross. She was active in voluntary work during the First World War. In 1872 she became founding President of the School of Art Needlework, later the Royal School of Needlework, set up to provide employment for women.

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P1700(26a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Indian Contingent

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(26a)

P1700(28)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - In front of St Paul's Cathedral

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(28)

x134737

Queen Victoria with her family

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

Ax46786

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Unknown photographer
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax46786

x35275

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by Hills & Saunders
half-plate glass negative, 1860s
NPG x35275

x132718

'Group of Royal Family'

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

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

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

x134742

Queen Victoria with her family

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

Ax9571

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria and their children

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, circa 1861
NPG Ax9571

Ax131381

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax131381

Ax46711

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG Ax46711

x36353

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG x36353

x36352

Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG x36352

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