Royal Archives Letter From A Lincoln To Queen Victoria on the Death Of Prince Albert
I just wanted to post this, as I was so blessed by this letter written to Queen Victoria on the death of Prince Albert by Abraham Lincoln. I especially liked the end...Thanks to Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Collection for posting it... For more info: The Royal Collection
'Tis the season to be JOLLY grateful for Prince Albert!
Albert brought the German notion of the Advent calendar to Britain – making one for each of his nine children with sweets or treats lurking behind eac...
Prince Albert married his first cousin, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, at the age of 20, and after his untimely death at age 42, the queen's memory of him guided her for the next 40 years.
Prince Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61) - Portrait of Queen Victoria
A pencil portrait of the Queen, with touches of coloured crayon and watercolour. She is shown facing to the left, her hair in a bun. Prince Albert was Queen Victoria’s first cousin. He was brought up in Coburg, Germany, and shared her interest in art. On 10 February 1840 they were married in the Chapel Royal, St Jamess Palace. This portrait of Victoria was sketched by Albert in that same year.
Sir Edwin Landseer (1803-73) - Princess Alice asleep
Princess Alice, Queen Victoria’s third child, was born on 25 April 1843. A few days before her birth Prince Albert acquired the Saxon cradle, made towards the end of the seventeenth century, in which she is sleeping in this portrait. Lady Lyttelton noted the Queen’s delight: ‘The chief present is a beautiful sketch by Landseer of the Princess Tiny, in a cradle…which belonged to the old Saxon house…The child lies…watched over by Dandie, the black terrier, with an expression of fondness and…