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Statue of Queen Alexandra

Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg1891

Royal College of Music

Royal College of Music

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.

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  • 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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