The lost diary of Queen Victoria's final companion - Telegraph.
When King William IV died in 1837, Victoria became Queen of the United Kingdom at the age of eighteen. Her official coronation took place on June 28, 1838. Victoria was determined to be a good queen and to restore the faith of the people of the United Kingdom in the monarchy. One of the first things she did was to pay off her father's debts. The people liked her from the start. Victoria didn't.
Queen Victoria became Empress of India in May 1876. Benjamin Disraeli, the Conservative Prime Minister, saw the new title as an effort to link the monarchy to the country and tie it closer to Britain while also showcasing Britain as a dominant world power. India had been under crown rule since 1858, and before this under the dominion of the East India Company, who took control in 1757.
The Constitution Of England From Queen Victoria To George VI Vol I by A. B. Keith: 1: The Constitution Of England From Queen Victoria To George VI vol II by A. B. Keith: 2: The constitution of England from Queen Victoria to George VI by Arthur Berriedale Keith: Complete.
By 1842 the queen and her husband Prince Albert were collecting photographs. The Great Exhibition opened in 1851 at the Crystal Palace, London. For many people in attendance, this was the first time they had seen a photograph. The early 1850s witnessed the rise of the photographic exhibition in Britain and the beginning of photographic societies around the country. Through Victoria and Albert.
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk.
May 24, 2012 - Royal patronage of photography Daguerreotype of Queen Victoria and the Princess Royal c.1845. The daguerreotype was one of the first photographic processes, in which the image was made on a light-sensitive, silver-coated metallic plate.
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