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King Edward VII

9 of 849 portraits by W. & D. Downey

King Edward VII, by W. & D. Downey, 1868 - NPG P22(5) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King Edward VII

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 1868
5 1/2 in. x 3 7/8 in. (140 mm x 98 mm)
Purchased, 1975
Primary Collection
NPG P22(5)


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  • King Edward VII (1841-1910), Reigned 1901-10. Sitter associated with 409 portraits.

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  • W. & D. Downey (active 1855-1940). Artist associated with 849 portraits.

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The Prince of Wales regularly holidayed at Balmoral where he indulged his passions for grouse shooting and deer stalking. By the time of this photograph, he generally stayed at nearby Abergeldie Castle on which the Queen had taken the lease in 1862.

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