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Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

(1819-1861), Prince Consort of Queen Victoria

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 208 portraits
Artist associated with 2 portraits
Second son of Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; married his cousin, Queen Victoria, 1840, and played an influential role in public life. Noted as a patron of the arts, Prince Albert was largely responsible for the Great Exhibition of 1851.

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Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, replica by Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG 237

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

replica by Franz Xaver Winterhalter
oil on canvas, 1867, based on a work of 1859
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 237

'The Secret of England's Greatness' (Queen Victoria presenting a Bible in the Audience Chamber at Windsor), by Thomas Jones Barker - NPG 4969

'The Secret of England's Greatness' (Queen Victoria presenting a Bible in the Audience Chamber at Windsor)

by Thomas Jones Barker
oil on canvas, circa 1862-1863
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4969

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(3)

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(3)

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Susan D. Durant - NPG 2023a(4)

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Susan D. Durant
metal medallion, circa 1864-1866
NPG 2023a(4)

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Oscar Gustav Rejlander - NPG Ax24141

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Oscar Gustav Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, (1857 or 1861)
NPG Ax24141

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Oscar Gustav Rejlander - NPG Ax131388

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Oscar Gustav Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, (1857 or 1861)
NPG Ax131388

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Oscar Gustav Rejlander - NPG Ax9575

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Oscar Gustav Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1857 or 1861
NPG Ax9575

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Oscar Gustav Rejlander - NPG Ax9744

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Oscar Gustav Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861 (1857 or 1861)
NPG Ax9744

Queen Victoria with her family, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after  Leonida Caldesi - NPG x134737

Queen Victoria with her family

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s (1857)
On display at The Collection, Lincoln
NPG x134737

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Unknown photographer - NPG x26107

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, circa 1859
NPG x26107

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria, by George Milner Gibson Jerrard, after  Frances Sally Day - NPG x197484

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria

by George Milner Gibson Jerrard, after Frances Sally Day
gelatin silver printing-out paper cabinet card, 1898-1906 (1859)
On display at The Collection, Lincoln
NPG x197484

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax24143

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax24143

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax24147

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax24147

Collage of 101 figures, compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after  Disdéri, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after  Camille Silvy, and after  Unknown photographers - NPG Ax129160

Collage of 101 figures

compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after Disdéri, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after Camille Silvy, and after Unknown photographers
albumen print collage, 1860s
NPG Ax129160

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46703

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax46703

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax47001

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax47001

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46702

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1861 (May 1860)
NPG Ax46702

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax7263

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1 December 1861 (May 1860)
NPG Ax7263

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax26215

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax26215

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax26217

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860
NPG Ax26217

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46157

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s (May 1860)
NPG Ax46157

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46271

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax46271

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x24128

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG x24128

'Group of Royal Family', by and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x132718

'Group of Royal Family'

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

Queen Victoria and her family, by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  Georg Emil Hansen - NPG 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

'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 - NPG 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

Queen Victoria with her family, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x134742

Queen Victoria with her family

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

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x24133

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s (May 1860)
NPG x24133

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax128902

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, May 1860
NPG Ax128902

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x197431

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen cabinet card, (May 1860)
NPG x197431

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26104

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG x26104

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26103

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG x26103

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by  Messrs Marion - NPG x24127

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by Messrs Marion
albumen print on printed paper mount, 1861 (May 1860)
NPG x24127

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Camille Silvy - NPG Ax24142

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, (3 July 1861)
NPG Ax24142

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax24144

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax24144

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Camille Silvy - NPG Ax24145

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, (3 July 1861)
NPG Ax24145

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria and their children, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax9571

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

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

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax46717

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG Ax46717

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54724

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 3 July 1861
NPG Ax54724

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54725

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 3 July 1861
NPG Ax54725

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54726

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 3 July 1861
NPG Ax54726

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Camille Silvy - NPG x24838

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s (3 July 1861)
NPG x24838

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Camille Silvy - NPG x24839

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, (3 July 1861)
NPG x24839

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x26100

Queen Victoria; Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
On display at The Collection, Lincoln
NPG x26100

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax39785

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 3 July 1861
NPG Ax39785

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Camille Silvy - NPG Ax47003

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, (3 July 1861)
NPG Ax47003

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax9599

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1 December 1861
NPG Ax9599

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x24135

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, February 1861
NPG x24135

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x24136

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1 March 1861
NPG x24136

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x24137

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1 March 1861
NPG x24137

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Vernon Heath, published by  Samuel E. Poulton - NPG x24138

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Vernon Heath, published by Samuel E. Poulton
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x24138

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by Vernon Heath, published by  Samuel E. Poulton - NPG x24139

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Vernon Heath, published by Samuel E. Poulton
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x24139

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