His­tory in Colour

The monarch known as the ‘grand­mother of Europe’ shows her softer side

History Revealed - - CONTENTS -

Vic­to­ria, queen and grand­mother

Queen Vic­to­ria sits with two of her grand­chil­dren, Mar­garet and Arthur, in 1886, by which time she had over 30 from the nine chil­dren she had with Prince Al­bert. He died in 1861; when this photo was taken, Vic­to­ria had been in mourn­ing for him longer than they had been mar­ried.

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