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The Royal Collection contains a significant body of work by women photographers

Princess Alexandra (1844–1925)

Alexandra, Princess of Wales, later Queen Alexandra, initially engaged with photography through compiling photographic albums and producing collages consisting of professional photographic prints layered over her own watercolour paintings. Princess Alexandra later adapted her artistic talents to taking photographs, capturing daily events, family, friends, pets and notable occasions with her Kodak cameras. Her photographs were published and shown in various exhibitions, including the 1904 Grand Kodak Exhibition. Her daughter Princess Victoria (1868–1935) was also an avid photographer and compiled numerous albums.

Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)

Queen Alexandra's Trinket Box containing prints and negatives

Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)

Tea service applied with photographs taken by Queen Alexandra

Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)

Queen Victoria and her granddaughter, Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife, Abergeldie

Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)

Collage design by Alexandra, Princess of Wales, with photographs of Royal children

Princess Victoria of Wales, 2nd daughter of Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1868-1935)

Princess Victoria album