One of Queen Victoria's tiaras made with white diamonds and cabochon emeralds. It was designed by her husband Prince Albert. What a man!

A Look at Royal Tiaras — Who doesn’t want to wear one?!

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

Not seen too often - Queen Victoria smiling

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

Queen Victoria by Xavier Winterhalter

"The portrait, comissioned in 1843, shows the Queen with her long brown hair loose around her shoulders, gazing into the distance.

She was just 24 when painted by the German artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter and his work was described as her husband Albert's 'favourite picture'. "

Queen Victoria: 'the secret picture'

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".

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children. This portrait presented a beautiful and domestic scene, with the Queen at the center.

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

Queen Victoria’s family by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1846 Left to right: Prince Alfred and the Prince of Wales; the Queen and Prince Albert; Princesses Alice, Helena and Victoria

Queen Victoria of Prussia (Eldest child of Queen Victoria of UK) in her coronation gown, 1888

Empress Frederick of Prussia (Eldest child of Queen Victoria of UK) in her coronation gown, 1888

The Princess Alice (third child of Queen Victoria) with her husband Prince Louis of Hesse, 1863.

People who are NOT Queen Victoria & Prince Albert: Princess Alice and her husband the Grand Duke of Hesse, while in Britain for the wedding of Alice's brother, the future King Edward VIII.

Queen Victoria Building, Sydney. Australia

Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia❤❤❤❤ My favourite building in Sydney, lovely.

Queen Victoria and family, Balmoral, September 1895. Left to right, standing: Princess Helena Victoria (daughter of Princess Helena, granddaughter of Queen Victoria); Prince Henry of Battenberg (son-in-law of Queen Victoria, husband of Princess...

Queen Victoria and family, Balmoral, September 1895. Left to right, standing: Princess Helena Victoria (daughter of Princess Helena, granddaughter of Queen Victoria); Prince Henry of Battenberg (son-in-law of Queen Victoria, husband of Princess...

Stircase of the Queen Victoria Building, Sydney | Incredible Pictures = I have been here and it is as beautiful in real life as in this picture - what fond memories it brings back!

Staircases of the Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia. SO BEAUTIFUL. The stained glass and wrought iron are sheer works of art.

Queen Victoria in deep mourning, with her dog Sharp.  The death of Prince Albert left her shattered.

Queen Victoria & Sharp: Queen Victoria, her husband Prince Albert, and all of their children loved and kept animals of pretty much every species you can think of!

Prince Albert (1819-1861) profile in black by Artist Unknown. Why did he die? Helen Rappaport disputes typhoid fever. Her evidence suggests Crohn’s disease. It supports Victoria’s belief that Albert had been killed by worry about their 1st sons reckless lifestyle. Crohn’s fit Albert’s stomach troubles, his exhaustion & leads to bowel cancer. 2nd son of Ernest I (1784-1844) Duke of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha & wife Louise (1800-1831) of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg & husband of Queen Victoria (1819-1901)…

Grief almost cost Victoria her mind - and her crown: MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION: VICTORIA, ALBERT AND THE DEATH THAT CHANGED THE MONARCHY BY HELEN RAPPAPORT

Prince Albert son of Ernest I Duke of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha & wife Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg & husband of Queen Victoria UK.

From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: Queen Victoria’s Pearl Drop Earrings

Received in 1847 from Prince Albert, pear-shaped pearl drop underneath two diamonds. The diamond studs were previously part of the royal collection. Left to the Crown.

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