Stephenson?s Auctioneers in suburban Philadelphia will host a full day of excellent buying opportunities at their Southampton gallery on Friday, Oct. 28. The company?s three-session auction event will be wall-to-wall with exceptional...Show More Summary
Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park brings a captivating insight into Queen Victoria?s historic state visit to Paris with a new exhibition featuring forty-four watercolours generously loaned by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection ? half of which have never been seen in public before. Show More Summary
It’s a tragedy that Ed probably fared better in Bedlam nearly 200 years ago than he would do in today’s mental healthcare system A young Queen Victoria rides out of the palace with her dashing husband. It’s June, and she is happy as the open carriage moves down Constitution Hill. Show More Summary
Beer from the deep. (Photo: Mike Nash/Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Sydney Cove collection) In 1796, the Sydney Cove sailed from India with a cargo of goodies, including tea, tobacco, and, most importantly, booze. The ship was...Show More Summary
MPavilion 2016 designed by Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai opened today in Melbourne?s Queen Victoria Gardens. Initiated and commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation with support from City of Melbourne and the Victorian State Government, MPavilion 2016 is the third annual architect-designed summer pavilion for Melbourne. Show More Summary
In the immortal words of Queen Victoria, Saudi Arabia "is not amused." With the first 9/11 lawsuit already winging its way to The Kingdom following Congress' decision to un-vet, Saudi officials have broken their silence "stressing their...Show More Summary
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert adored Osborne on the Isle of Wight. And, with its own private beach and extensive grounds, it's not hard to see why.
There’s a splashy new television show about the life of Queen Victoria currently airing in the UK—it’s even beating the lately returned Poldark in the ratings. But is it historically accurate? Look out—aggrieved history takes, coming in hot. Read more...
Did you know that Queen Victoria might never have married Prince Albert had it not been for an amazing stroke… The post Victoria’s secret: none of it’s true appeared first on The Spectator.
we-other-victorians: Portrait of Queen Victoria on Horseback, Francis Grant
She loves him, she loves him not:actors Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes play Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in ITV's Victoria(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) So first blood in the BBC One v ITV autumn ratings war went last Sundayto ITV, and its PBS/Masterpiece co-productionVictoria. Great news for ITV – which [...]
Royal scandals are nothing new, only recently the Daily Mail treated us to an exclusive about how Queen Victoria’s Dirty Prince Bertie romped his way through the bordellos of Paris with a little help from his three-way love seat. A somewhat bizarre and slightly sinister device if ever there was one. Show More Summary
The government of the United Kingdom is by God not going to let Queen Victoria’s historically significant diamond and sapphire coronet, designed by Prince Albert himself, just waltz out of the country with some foreign buyer. No indeed, my good man! Read more...
When it was announced that Downton Abbey was coming to an end last season, ITV searched for something to replace it with and in the mean time, they’ve developed a new 8 part drama about the early days of Queen Victoria’s reign. The first...Show More Summary
You might think a sapphire and diamond coronet designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria the year they were married would never be in danger of being exported out of the UK, but it is. The Culture Ministry has placed a temporary export ban on Queen Victoria’s coronet in the hopes that a buyer in [...]
Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on Queen Victoria?s sapphire and diamond coronet to keep it in the country. Queen Victoria?s sapphire and diamond coronet designed by Prince Albert is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £5 million (plus £1m VAT). Show More Summary
A 19th century fad for deer tooth jewelry was imported into England by Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert.
Jenna Coleman is playing Queen Victoria in an eight-episode series that we in the United States will get next year. (If you missed it, we have the trailer here.) It seems right that they’re having the premiere at the Orangery which is right there at Kensington Palace (which has a ton of Victoria exhibits, including Read More...