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Queen Victoria: The real story of her 'domestic bliss'

bbc: Images of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children-Victoria, Albert Edward, Alice, Alfred, Helena, Louise, Arthur, Leopold, Beatrice

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A rare peek inside the Queen’s holiday photo album

Queen Victoria at Balmoral with Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Tsarina Alexandra and Grand Duchess Olga, 1896

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Nice pad, but I bet Kate changes the wallpaper! As Kensington Palace opens to the public after a £12m makeover we take an exclusive tour of Kate and Will's new home

Queen Victoria's silk and lace trimmed wedding gown. She was married to Prince Albert on 10 February 1840. The gown is on display at Kensington Palace.


Miniature portrait of Queen Victoria by John Haslem 1848. Shown wearing her wedding day finery, Victoria gave this miniature to Prince Albert on her birthday 24 May 1848. Royal Collection


The Romanovs and the House of Windsor | Queen Victoria's lifespan: 1819-1901 ~ Prince Albert's lifespan: 1840-1861 Children: Edward VII | Victoria, Princess Royal, Princess Alice of the UK | Princess Beatrice of the UK | Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha | Princess Helena | Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll | Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught | Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany | Princess Beatrice

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Queen Victoria on her deathbed, and her death. The old queen remembers.

Queen Victoria was an artist and a smiler, as per this rare photo from 1887.


The world's first postage stamp was issued by Great Britain in 1840. Featuring a bust of Queen Victoria, it has come to be known as the "Penny Black." It also marked the introduction of "uniform penny postage" in a mail system: the rate to carry a letter to ANY destination within the country was now the same, and not based on distance carried.


Queen Victoria - May 24, 1819 London. Died Jan. 22, 1901 English Monarch. Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and (from 1876) Empress of India. One of the most famous rulers in English history, she was born in London at Kensington Palace in May of 1819.

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When Victoria met Albert: Tender letter reveals how Queen fell in love with her prince

One of my favorite love stories - Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.


Current display at Kensington Palace of dress worn by Queen Victoria on her wedding day to Prince Albert in 1840.