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Marie, Queen of Romania

(1875-1938), Wife of Ferdinand I, King of Romania; daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh

Sitter in 60 portraits
The daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria and through her mother the Czar of Russia. Marie married Ferdinand, Crown Prince of Romania in 1893. There she became interested in folk costume and often wore national dress. Marie devoted much of her time to charitable works. She spent World War I nursing Romanian soldiers and distributing provisions from her Rolls Royce. Her two eldest daughters married King George II of Greece and King Alexander I of Yugoslavia. Marie became known as 'Queen Mother of the Balkans'.

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Royal Family group, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95985

Royal Family group

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95985

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95986

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95986

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95987

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1879
NPG x95987

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett - NPG x81677

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1902
NPG x81677

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett - NPG x137701

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
half-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x137701

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett - NPG x81676

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x81676

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett - NPG x81762

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x81762

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett - NPG x81689

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x81689

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett - NPG x81765

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x81765

Marie, Queen of Romania, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x45051

Marie, Queen of Romania

by George Charles Beresford
sepia-toned platinotype, 23 August 1905
NPG x45051

Princess Ileana of Romania; Marie, Queen of Romania, by F. Mandy, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x45052

Princess Ileana of Romania; Marie, Queen of Romania

by F. Mandy, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, early 1910s
NPG x45052

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Rita Martin - NPG x136580

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Rita Martin
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 26 July 1911
NPG x136580

Marie, Queen of Romania, by Vandyk - NPG x129682

Marie, Queen of Romania

by Vandyk
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 9 May 1924
NPG x129682

'Princess Marie of Edinburgh' (Marie, Queen of Romania), by George H. Every, published by  Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D36097

'Princess Marie of Edinburgh' (Marie, Queen of Romania)

by George H. Every, published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, published 1 September 1884 (1882)
NPG D36097

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