Queen Victoria Online Scrapbook-Official site by the Royal Household: Queen Victoria at the State Opening of Parliament, 1880, painted by Godefroy Durand; following the death of Prince Albert, Victoria did not attend from 1862-1865, and between 1866 and 1901, she only attended seven times.
The 1937 Coronation. The Royal Family, in all its magnificence, posed in the Throne Room in Buckingham Palace. After the dramas of the Abdication this scene would doubtless have proved reassuring.An amusing footnote; Maud, Dowager Queen of Norway (right), is totally out-gunned by Queen Mary. Maud used to be very unkind about Queen Mary's rank before marriage ;that of a mere 'Serene Highness'.
express: Senior Members of the British Royal Family photographed at Buckingham Palace after the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953-l-r Princess Alexandra, Prince Michael, Princess Marina, Princess Margaret, Duke of Gloucester, Queen Elizabeth, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Mother, Duke of Kent), Princess Royal, Duchess of Gloucester, Prince William, Prince Richard
The Queen's Coronation gown emblems: the Australian Wattle flower was done in fuzzy mimosa yellow wool & green & gold foliage; the Fern of New Zealand was done in straight stitches using soft green silk and veined in silver & crystal; the S. African Protea was in straight stitches using soft green silk and veined in silver & crystal.