Queen Alexandra; Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife

1 portrait of Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife

Queen Alexandra; Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife, by W. & D. Downey, September 1868 - NPG x22090 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Alexandra; Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, September 1868
3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (91 mm x 56 mm) image size
Given by Hugh Tolson, 1936
Photographs Collection
NPG x22090


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  • Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Queen of Edward VII. Sitter associated with 447 portraits, Artist associated with 10 portraits.
  • Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife (1867-1931), Princess Royal; wife of 6th Earl of Fife, later Duke of Fife; daughter of King Edward VII. Sitter in 92 portraits.

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  • W. & D. Downey (active 1855-1940). Artist associated with 874 portraits.

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The portrait of Alexandra carrying Princess Louise on her back became the most popular photograph ever made in England, selling 300,000 copies.

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