When Queen Victoria married her cousin Albert on February 10, 1840 at the royal chapel of St. James, she wore a white satin dress, a custom which has been imitated since by many brides, royal and not royal.
1858 photo of Princess Royal Victoria's wedding dress. She was the oldest daughter of Queen Victoria. She also looked just like her. Her oldest son became the last Kaiser of Germany, Wilhelm ll. He was pretty much the black sheep of the family when they would all get together for family bar b ques.
Royal wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The wedding took place in The Chapel Royal of St. James' Palace. Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in 1840. Their nine children married into royal and noble families across the continent, tying them together and earning her the nickname "the grandmother of Europe".
Queen Victoria married her cousin, Albert, in 1840 in this wedding gown, which is here shown in a 2012 exhibition as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrating 60 years since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The gown, of silk trimmed with lace, was designed by Mrs. Bettans, one of Victoria's dressmakers.