The Queen of Diamonds: On show at the Palace, a dazzling collection of jubilee jewels
In a fitting tribute to her Diamond Jubilee, the dazzling collection charts the Queen’s love affair with the precious gemstone – from her 21st birthday to the present day.
1830 Queen Victoria Gold Brooch Smashes Estimate At $18,600 Auction
1830 Queen Victoria gold brooch smashes estimate at $18,600 auction A brooch that once belonged to Queen Victoria sold for 14 times its estimate at a...
flaneur aux yeux d'or
wilford2: “ Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, with Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Seated on the left is Alexandra, Tsarina of Russia, holding her baby daughter Grand...
Gifts of Grandeur: A Gold and Diamond Snuffbox given by Queen Victoria, 1837
Snuffbox 1837 Gold, Diamonds, Enamel The Victoria & Albert Museum Upon her accession to the throne, Queen Victoria made many gifts to those who had served her mother and herself while they lived in Kensington Palace. An inscription on this magnificent snuffbox of gold, diamonds and enamel records that it was given to Colonel Harcourt in 1837, “in recognition of services rendered to Queen Victoria while she resided at Kensington Palace.” As Princess Victoria, the future long-reigning Queen…
The diary of Queen Victoria, aged 13: 40,000 pages of monarch's journals launched online by great-great-granddaughter Elizabeth
The Queen was handed a remote control in Buckingham Palace’s throne room, which she pointed at a screen to officially launch the website - but revealed she had no plans to publish her own diaries.
The Grandmother of Europe
by Debra Elizabeth Not Victoria Marvin What does "Victorian" mean to you? "Painted Lady" houses? Full skirted dresses and petticoats over a menacing corset? A society bursting with rebellion under a controlled, conservative and emotionless front? Charles Dickens' London? Here's my history lesson on Victoria's before and after--Her ancestors and descendants. Don't run in fear, this may just help you on Jeopardy someday. Even for a colonist on this side of the pond, it would be difficult to…
Key facts about Queen Victoria who was born May 24, 1819, reigned (1837 - 1901) including biography, historical timeline and links to the British royal family tree.
Thomas Sully | Queen Victoria | American | The Met
Commissioned of the artist by the Society of the Sons of St. George, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1838, where it hung in their headquarters, until 1950; purchased from the Society of St. George via Knoedler Gallery, New York, by Arthur Houghton; descended to Mrs
Victoria and Albert
Statue in the National Portrait Gallery, London England. I had to make it B&W becuase I took the picture on the sly so the color wasn't the best. I know it probably makes me a sap, but I love Victoria and Albert.
Princess Maud of Wales (later The Queen of Norway), The Princess of Wales (later Queen Alexandra), Princess Louise of Wales (later The Duchess of Fife), Prince George of Wales (later King George V),...