Queen Victoria, 1896, her Diamond Jubilee year. “I don’t mind praying to the eternal Father but I must be the only man in the country afflicted with an eternal mother.” ~ Edward, Prince of Wales. No, Prince Charles also has an eternal mother.
Wedding photo of Prince Albert Edward and Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Queen Victoria is also in the photo wearing heavy mourning for her recently deceased husband. Victoria stares resolutely at a bust of Prince Albert. 1863.
Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920), Crown Princess of Sweden and son Prince Bertil. Princess Margaret was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria and a princess of Great Britain. She married for love Crown Prince Gustaf Adolph of Sweden, with whom she had five children. Worn out by childbearing, Princess Margaret died while pregnant with her sixth child. King Gustaf VI Adolf did not marry again for 30 years.
Princess Irina Alexandrovna (1895-1970) Russia by Edward Steichen, 1924. Only daughter of Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia & Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia. Wife of Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov (1887-1967) Russia.