bbc: Images of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children-Victoria, Albert Edward, Alice, Alfred, Helena, Louise, Arthur, Leopold, Beatrice
The Marriage of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert, 10 February 1840 | Royal Collection Trust
Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.
Prince Albert in 1842 aged 23 : first photo of a British royal ( though he was German )
Osborne House was once the favourite royal residence of Queen Victoria, who enjoyed family breaks at the property - miles away from Windsor Castle, which she considered gloomy
Victoria, Princess Royal (1840-1901) eldest child of Victoria and Albert. Mother of Kaiser William II.
Classic Victoria sandwich - added one extra egg and made 24 cupcakes!
Queen Victoria in 1873... one of the most elaborate mourning dresses I've seen!
Queen Victoria's Family Tree - Since she had nine children, many of her descendents are now scattered throughout the royal and noble houses of Europe.
Young Princess Victoria ~ She inherited the throne aged 18, after her father's three elder brothers had all died, leaving no surviving legitimate children.