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King Edward VII

(1841-1910), Reigned 1901-10

Sitter associated with 506 portraits
Edward was Queen Victoria's eldest son but she favoured his brother Arthur. As a child he struggled with education and, in a bid to present Prince Albert as the leading male royal figure, Edward as Prince of Wales was excluded from most public duties. After the death of Albert he was allowed to perform ceremonial duties but was still kept out of the running of the country. Following his marriage to Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1863, he took up residence at Marlborough House, which became a centre of high society glamour, and devoted his time to sports and entertainment. Despite remaining aloof from politics, his popularity increased during his reign, as Britain experienced expansion and prosperity.

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King Edward VII, published by William Heinemann, after  William Nicholson - NPG D32963

King Edward VII

published by William Heinemann, after William Nicholson
lithographic reproduction of a hand-coloured woodcut, published 1899
NPG D32963

King Edward VII, published by William Heinemann, after  William Nicholson - NPG D10875

King Edward VII

published by William Heinemann, after William Nicholson
lithographic reproduction of a hand-coloured woodcut, published 1899
NPG D10875

King Edward VII, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, after  Isaac Snowman - NPG D33851

King Edward VII

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, after Isaac Snowman
photogravure, published 1902
NPG D33851

King Edward VII ('Sovereigns. No. 25.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D45123

King Edward VII ('Sovereigns. No. 25.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 19 June 1902
NPG D45123

King Edward VII, published by The Graphic, after  Emil Fuchs - NPG D33847

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Emil Fuchs
colour halftone, published December 1903 (1903)
NPG D33847

L'Entente Cordiale (King Edward VII; possibly Émile Loubet), after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D42283

L'Entente Cordiale (King Edward VII; possibly Émile Loubet)

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
line block postcard, circa 1903
NPG D42283

King Edward VII, published by The Graphic, after  Philip Tennyson Cole - NPG D33848

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Philip Tennyson Cole
relief halftone, published 27 July 1907 (1907)
NPG D33848

King Edward VII, after Frederick Drummond Niblett ('Nibs') - NPG D9538

King Edward VII

after Frederick Drummond Niblett ('Nibs')
coloured print, published 1907 (1906)
NPG D9538

King Edward VII, by L.T. Johnson, published by  Henry Graves & Co - NPG D33849

King Edward VII

by L.T. Johnson, published by Henry Graves & Co
stipple and line engraving, published 1910
NPG D33849

King Edward VII, published by The Graphic, after  Luke Fildes - NPG D33852

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Luke Fildes
relief halftone, published 11 May 1910 (8 May 1910)
NPG D33852

King Edward VII ('The Pacification of Europe.

King Edward VII ('The Pacification of Europe.")

by 'XIT'
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 12 May 1910
NPG D45556

King Edward VII, published by John Player & Sons, after  W. & D. Downey - NPG D48157

King Edward VII

published by John Player & Sons, after W. & D. Downey
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1935
NPG D48157

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King Edward VII; Queen Alexandra

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x38287

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King Edward VII

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1871?
NPG x95845

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King Edward VII

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1874
NPG x95850

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King Edward VII

by Thomas Heinrick Voigt
bromide print, circa 1896
NPG x35073

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King Edward VII

by Thomas Heinrick Voigt
bromide print, 1896
NPG x35074

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Queen Victoria's Funeral Cortège

copy by Elliott & Fry, after James Russell & Sons
whole-plate glass negative, 4 February 1901
NPG x182186

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Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 11 July 1908
NPG x136701

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Group including King Edward VII

by William Booty
bromide print, 26 May 1909
NPG x45955

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King Edward VII

by Vandyk
glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x32192

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Kaiser Wilhelm II; King Edward VII

by Thomas Heinrick Voigt
albumen print
NPG x22217

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King Edward VII

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG x32731

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