1843 Queen Victoria by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Royal Collection) Prince Albert had this Winterhalter portrait of his wife, for his eyes only, hung in his bedroom. Elizabeth Longford called this portrait "Weibchein in a submissive mood".
'The Victorian Era' is named after Queen Victoria of England (pictured here in her wedding dress). Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in She started the tradition of wearing white.
royals-and-quotes: British Royal Jewels - Queen Victoria’s Emerald and Diamond Tiara Designed by Prince Albert (Queen Victoria’s husband) in the Gothic Revival style. It was made of emeralds and diamonds set in gold by Joseph Kitching in 1845 at cost of
Queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle with Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Seated on the left is Alexandra, Tsarina of Russia, holding her baby daughter Grand Duchess Olga. Tsarina Alexandra was the maternal granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
Grief almost cost Victoria her mind - and her crown: MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION: VICTORIA, ALBERT AND THE DEATH THAT CHANGED THE MONARCHY BY HELEN RAPPAPORT