Tag: Queen Victoria
Dressed in the highest fashions of the 1860’s, a princess looks deeply into the camera as she takes direction from one of London’s busiest photographers. Surrounded by foliage and the ‘shelter’ of a tree with a classical column in the background to accentuate her status and class, effortlessly exuding a regal command that was only…
Who is buried under St George’s Chapel?
On the 8th September 2022, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away. Aged 96, Elizabeth was the second-longest reigning monarch in history with a reign of 70 years and 214 days. This is just behind Louis XIV of France, whose record of 72 years and 110 days still remains. The Queen was several things. A…
Ashes to Ashes
As the world goes mad and Summer has made way for Autumn, on a rare day off I decided to have a stroll around North London. It wasn’t around a Cemetery, for once. I know, I know. Considering that 75% of us decide to be cremated nowadays, I thought I’d take a slight tangent from…