Posts tagged royal
Posts tagged royal
In 1884 Queen Victoria traveled to Coburg, Germany for a relative’s wedding.
Here she is during that trip pictured among members of her large family including such prominent figures as the future Edward VII, the future King George V, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the German dowager Empress Friedrich, the future Tsar Nicholas and Alexandra of Russia, and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.
Regalia used in the coronation of the English sovereign.
Plate IV of A Faithful Account of the Processions and Ceremonies of the Kings and Queens of England; exemplified by that of their most Sacred Majesties King George the Third and Queen Charlotte: with all the other interesting proceedings connected with that magnificent festival. Edited by Richard Thomson. London, 1820.
1809 Pauline by Robert Lefèvre (Musee Nationale du Château de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison France)
Pauline Bonaparte, Napoleon´s favorite sister. She was a truly man eater!!!
That is some major head bling!
Queen Emma of the Netherlands, 1882.
Queen Anne of Hungary and Bohemia by Hans Maler zu Schwaz, 1519
Amazing portrait. She is just lovely!
Empress Maria Theresa of Austria by Jean-Étienne Liotard, ca 1760
Not sure what I think of the dress but that is one neat cap
The Milford-Havens, 1924
“From left to right:
Nada, Marchioness of Milford Haven, the Countess of Airlie, Lady Zia Wernher and George, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven at the State Opening of Parliament, 15th January,1924. Nada and Lady Airlie are attempting to wear their ancestral tiaras in the fashionable manner, low on the brow, in the style that the fashionable bandeau tiaras were meant to be worn; they both have shingled hair as well.”
Oh, I’m just going to head to Parliament this morning in the family jewels…
Bavarian Lover’s Knot Tiara of Queen Therese of Bavaria, circa 1825.
Queen Victoria in 1841.
This as well as the last image I found here http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20023/20023-h/20023-h.htm
This is fantastic! This is the complete 3 volume set of “The Letters of Queen Victoria” These range from 1837-1861. Fully available to view for free.
Oh my bonnet!
Crown Princess Victoria of Prussia, 1875.
Empress Josephine, 1805 by Robert Lefevre
A woman with many portraits!
Princess Gisela of Bavaria, nee Archduchess of Austria, 1908.
Princess Louise of Belgium, 1906.
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and her fiancee, Prince Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, 1900 engagement photo.