Pictures of Queen Victoria’s children

I’m keeping with a modern theme as  I have changed the angle slightly and am working my way back at the moment.  I’m fascinated how the German and British Royal families stayed so interlinked and continued to get closer and closer after the Hanoverians took the throne.

Victoria, Princess Royal.

Edward VII

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, 1846

Coronation portrait by Luke Fildes

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine

Alfred, Duke of Sax-Colburg and Gotha

Princess Helena,  of Schleswig-Holstein

Princess Helena (right) with her brother Prince Alfred. Helena was Alfred’s favourite sister.

Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll

Princess Louise in the 1860s

Princess Louise as a widow, painted by the society portraitist Philip de László in 1915

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught

The Duke wearing the Victorian concept of traditional Scottish clothing, c. 1875 – 1880

Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany

Princess Beatrice, of Battenberg

Princess Beatrice in 1868



2 thoughts on “Pictures of Queen Victoria’s children

  1. Joanna Backman

    oh, I love these pictures, esp. the one of the dear Princess Alice who is my favorite. I love Winterhalter’s work, have a big coffee table size book of all of his work. thanks for sharing!


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