The Marriage of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert, 10 February 1840 | Royal Collection Trust

The Marriage of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert, 10 February 1840 | Royal Collection Trust

Queen Victoria was an artist and a smiler, as per this rare photo from 1887.

Queen Victoria on her deathbed, and her death. The old queen remembers.

The tiara was designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, is set with sapphires and diamonds and can be seen in the portrait of the Queen by Winterhalter in 1842.

The tiara was designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, is set with sapphires and diamonds and can be seen in the portrait of the Queen by Winterhalter in 1842.

At the age of five, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, born into a royal Yoruba dynasty, was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a "gift" from one royal family to another. A unique and admired figure in history, she spent her life between the British royal household and her homeland in Africa.

Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

At the age of five, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, born into a royal Yoruba dynasty, was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a "gift" from one royal family to another. A unique and admired figure in history, she spent her life between the British royal household and her homeland in Africa.

Queen Victoria in 1873... one of the most elaborate mourning dresses I've seen!

Victoria the beauty queen: The picture she gave Albert

Queen Victoria's secret?  Did she marry Mr. Brown and have his daughter?  This is a very interesting article about one of the most famous monarchs of British history and of one of the most amazing love stories to come out of the 19th century.  Enjoy!

Victoria's secret? New evidence shows Queen Victoria married her Scottish groom and bore him a secret daughter who was spirited to America

Queen Victoria's secret? Did she marry Mr. Brown and have his daughter? This is a very interesting article about one of the most famous monarchs of British history and of one of the most amazing love stories to come out of the 19th century. Enjoy!

A very intimate Queen Victoria by Xavier Winterhalter ", her husband Albert's "secret favourite picture", kept in his private study.....the public did not see this portrait until 1977!

Queen Victoria: 'the secret picture'

A very intimate Queen Victoria by Xavier Winterhalter ", her husband Albert's "secret favourite picture", kept in his private study.....the public did not see this portrait until 1977!

His maternal grandparents were Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, who was a daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

FAMOUS FAMILIES: A bit of royal Battenberg-Mountbatten-Hicks family history

His maternal grandparents were Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, who was a daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (1819-1901) & Prince Albert (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel) (1819-1861). Portraits in Profile. “Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves” - Queen Victoria. "I am very happy and contented; but the difficulty in filling my place with the proper dignity is that I am only the husband, not the master in the house." Prince Albert.

Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (1819-1901) & Prince Albert (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel) (1819-1861). Portraits in Profile. “Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves” - Queen Victoria. "I am very happy and contented; but the difficulty in filling my place with the proper dignity is that I am only the husband, not the master in the house." Prince Albert.

Queen Victoria, was born 24th May 1819.  She was christened Alexandrina Victoria, & was known as "Drina" during her early years.

Queen Victoria, was born 24th May 1819. She was christened Alexandrina Victoria, & was known as "Drina" during her early years.

Queen Victoria adored Prince Albert and after his premature death she built monuments to him that attest to her great affection for her Prussian husband.

Queen Victoria adored Prince Albert and after his premature death she built monuments to him that attest to her great affection for her Prussian husband.

Queen Victoria in 1872. After the death of the Prince Consort the Queen emerged from seclusion only when obliged to - usually to attend the dedication of a memorial to her dead husband ( or in this instance to attend a service of thanksgiving for the recovery of the Prince of Wales from typhoid) . This is a fair example of the kind of souped up mourning (with regal trimmings) she decided to adopt. Variations of this look would take her to the end of her life.

Queen Victoria in 1872. After the death of the Prince Consort the Queen emerged from seclusion only when obliged to - usually to attend the dedication of a memorial to her dead husband ( or in this instance to attend a service of thanksgiving for the recovery of the Prince of Wales from typhoid) . This is a fair example of the kind of souped up mourning (with regal trimmings) she decided to adopt. Variations of this look would take her to the end of her life.

Victoria, Princess Royal and Prince Frederick William of Prussia, the future German Emperor Frederick III.  They were the parents of Emperor (Kaiser) William II.

Victoria, Princess Royal and Prince Frederick William of Prussia, the future German Emperor Frederick III. They were the parents of Emperor (Kaiser) William II.

Miniature portrait of Queen Victoria by John Haslem 1848. Shown wearing her wedding day finery, Victoria gave this miniature to Prince Albert on her birthday 24 May 1848. Royal Collection

Miniature portrait of Queen Victoria by John Haslem 1848. Shown wearing her wedding day finery, Victoria gave this miniature to Prince Albert on her birthday 24 May 1848. Royal Collection

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