Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was the longest reigning monarch (a total of 63 years!) on the throne of Great Britain and
Ireland. From 1876, she also received the title Empress of India. She died at the age of 81 and was succeeded by her
son, Edward VII.
The first picture is a photograph of Queen Victoria in her Diamond Jubilee photograph taken in London in 1897.
The second picture shows a painting of Queen Victoria in 1842, when she was 23 years old, already a queen.
The third picture is an etching of Queen Victoria and Benjamin Disraeli.
The fourth picture shows Queen Victoria's monument in Grasmere.