Queen Victoria in her wedding attire by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. This painting was commissioned n 1947 as a wedding anniversary gift to Prince Albert.

The young Queen avidly recorded details of her wedding to her ‘precious Angel’  in her journal, including descriptions of her wedding attire and her whirling emotions. On the evening of her wedding she confided: ‘My dearest dearest dear Albert… his excessive love and affection gave me feelings of heavenly love and happiness,  I neverRead more