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Pretty Data – Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

The newborn Princess of Cambridge is 5Xgreat-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, descending directly through monarchs! So what is more appropriate than presenting her ancestry with a few details about her royal lineage, and my favorite images of the monarchs? Starting of course with Queen Victoria herself: Queen Victoria was born almost 200 years ago, on May… Continue reading Pretty Data – Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

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Pretty Data – Help Wanted 3

Duchess Catherine of Cambridge is in labour! Her royal baby will be the great-great-great-great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria, descending directly through monarchs! (Assuming of course that the grandfather Charles will follow Queen Elizabeth, and the father William thereafter.) This baby will be fourth in line to the Commonwealth throne, after Charles, William and the older brother… Continue reading Pretty Data – Help Wanted 3

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Pretty Data – Help Wanted 2

I'm really getting deep into my image-research on European Royalty, and I'm having a blast! Today I'm sharing a supplement from the Frank Leslie's newspaper, dated 14th of July 1877: This is queen Victoria with her (already) extensive family. The source also had the key to identify who is who, information like this proves invaluable… Continue reading Pretty Data – Help Wanted 2