Suppose Queen Victoria
gave a dinner-party, and that the guests had been Leighton, Millais, Swinburne, Rossetti, Meredith, Fitzgerald, etc.
She was a funny old thing, very fat, with a broad, red face, and black hair plastered neatly on each side of the forehead in the fashion shown in early pictures of Queen Victoria
The first Nichols had been dead since the reign of King William the Fourth, the second since the jubilee year of Queen Victoria
And one wintry morning in 1878 Queen Victoria
drove to the house of Sir Thomas Biddulph, in London, and for an hour talked and listened by telephone to Kate Field, who sat in a Downing Street office.
The Bohuns had been Mohocks under Queen Anne and Mashers under Queen Victoria
There's the historic and beautiful Council House and its statue of Queen Victoria
, erected in 1901, too.
REPRISE: Judi Dench returns to the role of Queen Victoria
Produced by the makers of Four Weddings and Notting Hill, there's an abundance of well-heeled folk running about grand houses in a series of comic episodes.
The diminutive national treasure effortlessly slips back into the regal garb of Queen Victoria
for Stephen Frears' heart-warming drama torn from a long-lost page in history.
Karim was just 24 when he arrived in England from Agra to present Queen Victoria
with a special gold coin to mark her Golden Jubilee in 1887.
1875, with a handwritten note reading 'two lace flounces belonging to Queen Victoria
were given to Mai Kylsant by Lord Carisbrooke'.
Costume designer Consolata Boyle said: "The thought that my costumes will inhabit the same rooms and gardens where Queen Victoria
walked and lingered, makes it a particular honour and joy for me.
Ms Boyle said: "The thought that my costumes for Victoria and Abdul will inhabit the same rooms and gardens where Queen Victoria
walked and lingered makes it a particular honour and joy for me.