Queen Victoria / La reine Victoria
Title / Titre : Queen Victoria / La reine Victoria Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Unknown / Inconnu Date(s) : Unknown / Inconnu Reference No. / Numéro de référence : MIKAN 2837319, 2895925 collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&... collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&... Location / Lieu : Unknown / Inconnu Credit / Mention de source : Library and Archives Canada, C-008133 / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, C-008133
The Stories Behind The Most Iconic Wedding Dresses In History
Who doesn't remember Princess Diana or Grace Kelly's wedding gown? They've become icons of fashion and history in general.
ca. 1515 Mary Tudor closeup from portrait with Henry Brandon attributed to Jan Mabuse (Woburn Abbey - Woburn, Bedfordshire UK) | Grand Ladies
Mary goes all out wearing an extensively jeweled dress with a gorgeous French hood in this Mabuse portrait. Her dress has slashed sleeves. If this work dates to around 1515, it shows the outlines of 1500s English and French dress were set early in the century.
David Starkey says the Queen is no Victoria in provocative essay
In an essay that will infuriate royalists, the historian says that unlike Victoria, who is the face of 19th century Britain, the Queen's talent has been to simply 'keep the royal show on the road'.
Catherine Howard, Countess of Nottingham, Daughter of Henry Carey, Granddaughter of Mary Boleyn, Great Niece of Anne Boleyn
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1862 Viscondessa de Meneses, Carlota Emília de Mac-Mahon Pereira Guimarães by Luís de Meneses, her husband (Museu do Chiado - Lisboa, Portugal) | Grand Ladies
The Viscountess Meneses wears a gorgeous white dress made all the more striking with red trimmings with extremely restrictive shoulder line.
Queen Elizabeth Woodville, Wife of Edward IV, Mother of Elizabeth of York, Grandmother of Henry VIII
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Victorian Era Women's Fashions: From Hoop Skirts to Bustles
Victorian fashions reflect clothing worn between 1837–1901. Despite the prim and proper feminine ideal, Victorian clothing includes outrageous styles like hoop skirts and bustles.
The Swedish Royal Court Releases a New Photos of HRH Prince Carl Philip and his Fiancée.
On Monday, May 11, 2015, the Swedish royal court released a new photos of His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his fiancée, Miss Sofia Hellqvist. The new images were shot by Swedish …
Portrait Of A Woman, Said To Be Adrienne Lecouvreur - (after) Alexis-Simon Belle
Portrait Of A Woman, Said To Be Adrienne Lecouvreur - (after) Alexis-Simon Belle - WikiGallery.org, the largest gallery in the world: wikigallery - the largest virtaul gallery in the world with more than 150,000 on display. Always open and always free!
Elizabeth I: “Thou, O Lord, providest enough for all men.”
From the Private Prayer Book of Elizabeth I (1578): “Thou, O Lord, providest enough for all men, with Thy most liberal and bountiful hand; but whereas Thy gifts are, in respect of Thy goodnes…