1842 Queen Victoria wearing sapphire jewelry by Franz Xavier Winterhalter (Versailles) | Grand Ladies
Winterhalter painted two similar portraits of Queen Victoria in 1842, one of her wearing a small crown and this one where she wears Garter regalia.
Sir George Hayter (1792-1871) - The Marriage of Queen Victoria, 10 February 1840
The ceremony took place on the morning of 10 February 1840 in the Chapel Royal, St Jamess Palace. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert clasp hands at the altar rails, before the Archbishop of Canterbury.The Queen had been pleased with Sir George Hayters painting of her Coronation (RCIN 405409) which we thought a fine thing, and commissioned him to paint her marriage, in particular the moment of the joining of hands.Hayter had been to see the Chapel Royal a few days before the event, and sketched…
Here's the list of Queen Victoria's Burial Request in her Final Moment
In an era of unbridled patriarchy, when women were advocating passionately for the right to vote, Queen Victoria was such a formidable figure that an entire period is named after her: the Victorian age. When we think of Victorian England, Victorian houses, or the Victorian style, we tend to think of the elegant, Gothic style […]
Extremely salty about ancient dead Kings
On January 22nd, in 1901, the Victorian Era came to an end when Queen Victoria passed away at Osborne House. Her oldest son, Prince Albert Edward, would succeed her on the throne as Edward VII. His...
Michael Freeman Photography | Frogmore Mausoleum
The Mausoleum at Frogmore, Windsor, built 1862-1871. The tomb, with effigies of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, was by Baron Carlo Marochetti.
Prince Arthur, portraits by Winterhalter... and Sargent
At the age of seven weeks, 1850. Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (Arthur William Patrick Albert; 1 May 1850, Buckingham Palace, London – 16 January 1942, Bagshot Park, Surrey), the seventh child and third son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. As an infant and small child, he was a great favorite with his mother; an often critical and demanding parent, the Queen was completely charmed by her young son. With his mother at Osborne House, 1850. "The First of May 1851", 1851…
This painting by Henry Tanworth Wells, shows Queen Victoria receiving the news of her accession. In the sitting room of Kensington Palace, the Lord Chamberlain [Lord Conyngham] and the Archbishop of Canterbury [William Howley] kneel before the young Queen Victoria, the former kisses the Queen's right hand. Supplied by Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2012