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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

(1850-1942), Field Marshal, Governor General of Canada; son of Queen Victoria

Sitter associated with 159 portraits
Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son and seventh of the nine children of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Arthur had a long and distinguished career in the British Army that included service in South Africa, Canada, Ireland, Egypt and India. Promoted to Field Marshal in 1902, in 1904 he was given the newly created post of Inspector-General of the Forces and was tasked with reporting on the status of the British Army. He was subsequently unwillingly sent to Malta as commander-in-chief; he resigned the position in 1909. Having ended his military service he was appointed Governor General of Canada.

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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn as a fairy prince, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95975

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn as a fairy prince

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 22 July 1874
NPG x95975

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95961

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95961

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95962

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95962

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95964

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95964

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95965

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95965

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95966

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95966

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95971

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95971

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95972

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95972

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95973

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate glass negative, 1878
NPG x95973

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Maull & Fox - NPG x26137

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Maull & Fox
albumen cabinet card, circa 1882
NPG x26137

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95960

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1885?
NPG x95960

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x95963

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1885?
NPG x95963

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG Ax14733

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1890
NPG Ax14733

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by York & Son, after  Unknown photographer - NPG x3617

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by York & Son, after Unknown photographer
glass lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3617

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG x8748

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1890
NPG x8748

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, by Francis Godolphin Osborne Stuart - NPG x139886

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

by Francis Godolphin Osborne Stuart
albumen print, 1891
NPG x139886

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