Group with Queen Victoria
1 portrait of Princess Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie (née Princess of Hesse), Marchioness of Milford-Haven
Group with Queen Victoria
by Hills & Saunders
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, July 1893
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Sittersback to top
- Sheikh Chidda, Indian servant to Queen Victoria. Sitter associated with 2 portraits.
- Francis Clark, Queen Victoria's Highland servant. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, Princess Henry of Prussia (1866-1953), Wife of Prince Heinrich of Prussia; daughter of Louis IV of Hesse-Darmstadt and by Rhine. Sitter in 9 portraits.
- Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Reigned 1837-1901. Sitter associated with 519 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
- Princess Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie (née Princess of Hesse), Marchioness of Milford-Haven (1863-1950), Granddaughter of Queen Victoria; wife of Prince Louis of Battenberg, 1st Marquess. Sitter associated with 20 portraits.
Events of 1893back to top
Current affairsKeir Hardie is among the group who formalise the Independent Labour Party, and is elected chairman and party leader at the opening conference. Gladstone continues with his campaign for home rule in Ireland, introducing the Second Home Rule Bill, which is passed by the Commons but vetoed by the Lords.
Art and scienceArt Nouveau becomes a fully established movement in European art and design, after emerging in different countries and across different disciplines at the start of the decade. Key figures include the illustrator Aubrey Beardsley, architects Victor Horta and Paul Hankar, and the designer Alphonse Mucha. Art Nouveau is characterised by the 'whiplash' line, a decorative line which represents graphically the desire to break free from traditional aesthetic constraints.
InternationalGandhi's ejection from a South African train carriage on account of his race is the catalyst for his non-violent activism in leading the struggle for Indian independence from British rule. New Zealand becomes the first self-governing country to grant women the vote. The Chicago World's Fair is visited by more than 200 million people, with Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse introducing electrical power to illuminate the fair.
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