The Queen of Diamonds: On show at the Palace, a dazzling collection of jubilee jewels
In a fitting tribute to her Diamond Jubilee, the dazzling collection charts the Queen’s love affair with the precious gemstone – from her 21st birthday to the present day.
История детской коляски.Часть 3
История детских колясок и повозок.Часть 3. Детская коляска была изобретена в 1700-х годах. До того времени младенцев выносили из дома редко, а если и делали это, то либо заворачивали в одежду – платок, подол, перевязь, либо малыша несли на руках, в богатой семье-нянька. Между 1600 и…
This Civil War-era bridal gown circa 1863 was found by Steven Porterfield, owner of the Cat’s Meow vintage store in Midland, Texas, and guest appraiser on “Antiques Roadshow,” in early 2014 at a vintage sale on the East Coast. Therefore, one could deduce that a Union bride wore it.
Princess Louise Connaught and children
The Duchess of Connaught with her three children, Princesses Margaret and Patricia, and Prince Arthur. These children were Prince Arthur's , Queen Victoria's son .
Thomas Musgrove Joy (1812-66) - Victoria, Princess Royal, with Albert Edward, Prince of Wales
This picture is a copy of the painting by Sir Francis Grant of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s two eldest children (RCIN 405044). Prince Albert Edward has a rattle in his hand and his sister is holding up a biscuit for which Islay the dog is begging. Islay was Queen Victoria’s favourite Skye terrier. He died on 26 April 1844, having survived a bite from a cat in 1840. The Queen described him as ‘my faithful little companion of more than 5 years ... always with me,...