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Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

(1844-1900), Naval officer; second son of Queen Victoria

Sitter associated with 79 portraits
Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, joined the Navy in 1858, at the age of fourteen. On the abdication of King Otto of Greece in 1862, Alfred was chosen by the Greeks to succeed him, but political conventions made it impossible for the British government to accede to their wishes. Meanwhile, Alfred pursued his naval career. In 1863 he was promoted to Lieutenant and three years later to Captain. By 1893 he was Admiral of the Fleet. He was highly respected as a well-informed and able fleet leader.

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Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, after Unknown photographer - NPG Ax131366

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

after Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax131366

'Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen and Family', published by Hughes & Edmonds - NPG x139601

'Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen and Family'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x139601

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax17918

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG Ax17918

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax46160

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG Ax46160

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x39708

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
carbon carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x39708

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x39709

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x39709

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Unknown photographer - NPG x129619

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x129619

The Duchess of Edinburgh with her husband, father and brother, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x127201

The Duchess of Edinburgh with her husband, father and brother

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1874
NPG x127201

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Maull & Co - NPG x197207

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Maull & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1874
NPG x197207

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Abel Lewis - NPG x6859

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Abel Lewis
albumen cabinet card, circa 1875-1880
NPG x6859

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by York & Son, possibly after  Abel Lewis - NPG x3616

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by York & Son, possibly after Abel Lewis
glass lantern slide, 1890s (circa 1875-1880)
NPG x3616

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Abel Lewis - NPG Ax197511

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Abel Lewis
albumen cabinet card, circa 1875-1880
NPG Ax197511

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, probably by Maull & Fox - NPG x8752

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

probably by Maull & Fox
woodburytype on paper mount, 1881
NPG x8752

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG Ax15978

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1892
NPG Ax15978

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax5555

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, circa 1893
NPG Ax5555

'H.R.H. The Late Duke of Edinburgh' (Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha), by James Russell & Sons, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x193061

'H.R.H. The Late Duke of Edinburgh' (Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha)

by James Russell & Sons, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1900s (circa 1893)
NPG x193061

Queen Victoria with various members of her family, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x134736

Queen Victoria with various members of her family

by James Russell & Sons
albumen print, April 1894
NPG x134736

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