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.
A. Boleyn (Anne Boleyn)
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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'.
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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.
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.
1558 Elizabeth I in coronation robes by ? close up (National Portrait Gallery - London, UK) | Grand Ladies
This is the upper part of Queen Elizabeth I’s coronation portrait seen in the last image.
Queen Elizabeth Woodville, Wife of Edward IV, Mother of Elizabeth of York, Grandmother of Henry VIII
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Princess Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn and half-sister to Mary I. The painting is attributed to William Scrots and was painted in the last years of Henry’s reign. This was painted at a time when Elizabeth and her sister enjoyed a friendly relationship, prior the days when it would become incredibly strained on grounds of religion and politics (and to some degree parentage).