"William was out and about yesterday as he joined his grandparents The Queen and Prince Philip for a rare joint engagement as Her Majesty unveiled a bronze statue of two of her Windsor Grey horses, a breed that has been drawing the Monarch's carriages at State occasions since Queen Victoria's reign."

"William was out and about yesterday as he joined his grandparents The Queen and Prince Philip for a rare joint engagement as Her Majesty unveiled a bronze statue of two of her Windsor Grey horses, a breed that has been drawing the Monarch's carriages at State occasions since Queen Victoria's reign."

Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by British Prime Minister David Cameron on the doorstep of Number 10 Downing Street as she arrives to attend the Government's weekly Cabinet meeting on December 18, 2012 in London, England. The Queen's visit to the weekly Cabinet meeting as an observer is the first time a Monarch has attended the meeting since Queen Victoria's reign.

Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by British Prime Minister David Cameron on the doorstep of Number 10 Downing Street as she arrives to attend the Government's weekly Cabinet meeting on December 18, 2012 in London, England. The Queen's visit to the weekly Cabinet meeting as an observer is the first time a Monarch has attended the meeting since Queen Victoria's reign.

Victorian:  Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901 (but will sometimes be considered to start earlier due to the Reform Act of 1832)

Victorian: Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901 (but will sometimes be considered to start earlier due to the Reform Act of 1832)

The People's horse tram, 1861.  During Queen Victoria's reign, London's population grew at an astonishing rate and the central area became increasingly congested. The development of cheaper, horse-drawn public transport enabled more people to travel than ever before and this influenced the growth of the suburbs.

The People's horse tram, 1861. During Queen Victoria's reign, London's population grew at an astonishing rate and the central area became increasingly congested. The development of cheaper, horse-drawn public transport enabled more people to travel than ever before and this influenced the growth of the suburbs.

Fauntleroy suit...This suit was worn by six-year old Walter Hamilton Moberly during the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria's reign, in June 1887.

Fauntleroy suit...This suit was worn by six-year old Walter Hamilton Moberly during the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria's reign, in June 1887.

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

How Do Britain's Two Longest-Reigning Monarchs Compare?

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

Victorian mourning book - The Mourner's Book by a Lady, 1836.

The Mourner's Book by a Lady 1836 Victorian mourning book

The birth of Joseph Paxton on this day 3rd August, 1803. English gardener, designer, writer and creator of one of the most famous building of Queen Victoria's reign, the Crystal Palace.   Bust of Sir Joseph Paxton in Crystal Palace Park, SE London. by B. Lowe

The birth of Joseph Paxton on this day 3rd August, 1803. English gardener, designer, writer and creator of one of the most famous building of Queen Victoria's reign, the Crystal Palace. Bust of Sir Joseph Paxton in Crystal Palace Park, SE London. by B. Lowe

Pinterest
Search