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 on her deathbed, and her death. The old queen remembers.
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".
a rare photograph showing a smiling Victoria enjoying the company of her daughter Beatrice (standing), granddaughter Victoria of Hesse (sitting), and great-granddaughter Princess Alice (Prince Philip’s mother)
Victoria the beauty queen: The picture she gave Albert