Queen Victoria: The real story of her 'domestic bliss'
To the outside world Queen Victoria and Prince Albert seemed the embodiment of domestic bliss, but the reality was very different.
Beatrice Saxe-Coburg (1857-1944) - Find A Grave...
English Royalty. The youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, she was only 4 when her father died. Called Baby, she was doted upon by her grief-stricken mother, and served as Victoria's companion and secretary. Victoria saw no reason for Beatrice to marry, preferring her to remain at her side. But Beatrice...
André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89) - Princess Beatrice, November 1866 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.10 1866-67]
Princess Beatrice stands facing front, leaning very slightly to her r., her r. arm on a small table, her hands together. She holds her jacket over her l. arm. She wears short-sleeved dress, necklace, hat trimmed w. feathers. Her long hair loose.
Frances Sally Day (1815-92) - Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) at Osborne
Photograph of a full length portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) seated on a bench. Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) stands beside her mother, leaning into her chest. Queen Victoria looks down at her daughter, touching her cheek and placing her left arm around her shoulders. Photograph taken at Osborne.
1863 Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore, youngest daughter and ninth and final child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
William Bambridge (1820-79) - Princess Beatrice (1857-1944)
Photograph of a full length portrait of the infant Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) lying down in a cradle, looking towards the camera. A womans arm can be seen in the background, her hand placed in the cradle.
Leonida Caldesi (1823-91) - Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) and Mary Ann Thurston (1810-96)
Photograph of Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) standing on a chair, supported by her nanny Mary Ann Thurston (1810-96). Thurston wears a striped dress, lace collar and lace cap. Princess Beatrice wears dress a short-sleeved gown and lace bonnet. There is drapery on both sides of the sitters.
Hills & Saunders (1852 to date) - Princess Beatrice (1857-1944), later Princess Henry of Batthenburg
Full length photographic portrait of Princess Beatrice standing facing front. She wears a fur-edged coat over a striped skirt and a hat. Her long hair hangs loose down her back. Her left hand rests on a plant stand in which a fern grows; her right hand by her side.