Princess Alexandra (1844–1925) was the daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and married the Prince of Wales in 1863. She is depicted wearing the cap and gown of a Doctor of Music from the Royal University of Ireland, a degree conferred on her on 10 April 1885 during a state visit to Ireland. She was an art collector, keen amateur photographer and founded Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps.


  • Title: Statue of Queen Alexandra
  • Creator: Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
  • Date Created: 1891
  • Provenance: Commisioned by a committee headed by the Marchioness of Salisbury, 1891, and given to the RCM.

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