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.
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On this day 26th August,1819 Prince Albert (Albert of Sade-Coburg-Gotha) was born in Bavaria. Consort of Queen Victoria he persuaded her towards more progressive views in some areas, took a keen interest in the arts, and organized the Great Exhibition of 1851 in the Crystal Palace (Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha by Franz Xaver Winterhalter.)
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Provenance Belonged to Albert, Prince Consort; presented to Queen Elizabeth II by Frau Róstel A gold pin with a blue and green enamelled finial set with five seed pearls; small two stranded chain attached from which hang two small seed pearl beads.