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Queen Alexandra

12 of 410 portraits of Queen Alexandra

Queen Alexandra, by James Lafayette (James Stack Lauder), for  Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), 1901 - NPG P659 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Queen Alexandra

by James Lafayette (James Stack Lauder), for Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen panel card, 1901
14 1/4 in. x 10 1/8 in. (362 mm x 257 mm)
Purchased, 1996
Primary Collection
NPG P659


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  • Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Queen of Edward VII. Sitter associated with 410 portraits, Artist associated with 10 portraits.

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Taken the year Alexandra became queen, this portrait is testament to her enduring elegance. She popularised high necklines and chokers, which she wore to hide a scar on her neck. A fellow guest at a party attended by Alexandra commented that 'as usual, the Princess was the most beautiful and graceful woman in the place'.

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