175 years ago today: Queen Victoria married Prince Albert
February 10, 1840 The "important and national event" took place earlier today at noon, at the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, where the marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert was celebrated. According to The Times, this was the first royal event since the marriage of the late Princess Charlotte of Wales, that has "excited so great an interest." It was a surprise to many that the marriage would be celebrated at noon, "instead of an advanced hour of the evening, as was heretofore the…
Queen Victoria wearing the Strawberry Leaf Ruby Diamond Tiara, United Kingdom (mid 19th. c: designed by Prince Albert; rubies, diamonds). Later, altered to an all-diamond tiara.
Victoria & Abdul: The 24-year-old Indian servant the widowed Queen called 'dearest Munshi' and the scandal that drove him out of Britain
Queen Victoria sometimes penned several letters a day to Abdul Karim - and often signing them 'Your affectionate Mother'.
Victoria Maria Louisa, Duchess of Kent , the mother of Queen...
Victoria Maria Louisa, Duchess of Kent , the mother of Queen Victoria. She was born Princess Victoria Maria Louisa of Saxe-Coburg.
Roger Fenton (1819-69) - The Queen; Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
Photograph of a full length portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. She turns her head towards the camera. Queen Victoria poses with her hands placed on the back of a chair. She wears a tartan cloak over her dress. Photograph taken at Windsor Castle.
Victoria was the teen queen who went on to have the longest reign until Queen Elizabeth passed that milestone in September 2015. And just like Elizabeth, Victoria’s youth and determination aided her well early in her reign. “Victoria was tiny and very, very strong willed
The Queen, 1872. [Queen Victoria] (Getty Museum)
The Queen, 1872. [Queen Victoria]; W. & D. Downey (British, active 1860 - 1920s); England; 1872; Albumen silver print; 9.2 × 6 cm (3 5/8 × 2 3/8 in.); 84.XD.1157.1661; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States
This photograph of Queen Victoria was taken by John Jabez Edwin Mayall in May 1860. At the time this picture was taken Queen Victoria was 41 years old and had been Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for 23 years. Her nine children ranged in age from three years old to nineteen years old. Her first grandchild Wilhelm II, Prince of Prussia, had been born in January 1859 and her second grandchild, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, would be born in two months. The Queen's…
Une tiare de la reine Victoria menacée d'exportation
Conçue par son époux le prince Albert, la tiare en diamants et saphirs de la reine Victoria va-t-elle rester au Royaume-Uni? Réponse dans quelques mois.