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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Brass tablet c.1860-81

Brass tablet with engraved design | 0.5 x 8.6 x 13.0 cm (whole object) | RCIN 55344

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Rect brass tablet with black cotton ribbon attached. The ribbon extends from either side. The front features an engraved depiction of vine leaves and scrollwork. The ribbons function to hold documents and various photographs of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their children and grandchildren to the brass tablet. The documents include an envelope recording life dates of various individuals and a transcription by Queen Victoria of 'In Memoriam' by Alfred Lord Tennyson.

A label attached to the work, possibly attached following Queen Victoria's death, states the tablet was always placed on Queen's Victoria's writing table.
  • Creator(s)

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    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901) (compiler)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 0.5 x 8.6 x 13.0 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired and compiled by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • bibelots
          • tablets
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Photography
        • Photographs
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Vines

Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

List of names and death dates

Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

'Tis better to have loved & lost than never to have loved at all'

Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Envelope with list of names

After Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

After Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

After Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Frances Sally Day (1815-92)

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

After? Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

The Red (King's) Room, Windsor Castle

After? Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

The Queen's Bedroom, Windsor Castle

After Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

The Albert Room, Windsor Castle

After? Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Prince Consort's Dressing Room, Windsor Castle

After? Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

The Queen's Bedroom, Windsor Castle

After Edward Henry Corbould (1815-1905)

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)

After Edward Henry Corbould (1815-1905)

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Messrs. Day (active 1850s-1860s)

The Duchess of Kent and Princess Alice

Messrs. Day (active 1850s-1860s)

The Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)

Hermann Günther : Werderscher Markt. 6, Berlin

Prince Wilhelm and Princess Charlotte of Prussia

William George Lacy (d. 1861)

Princess Beatrice and Prince Wilhelm

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Queen Victoria and Queen Augusta of Prussia

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Queen Victoria and Queen Augusta of Prussia

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

Dog on a chair

Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

Dog on a chair

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Princess Alix of Hesse

Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Princess Alix of Hesse

Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Princess Alix of Hesse

Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Princess Alix of Hesse

Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Princess Alix of Hesse

H Norden : Frankfurter Str 3, Darmstadt

Princess Marie of Hesse (1874-78)

H Norden : Frankfurter Str 3, Darmstadt

Princess Marie of Hesse (1874-78)

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Family portrait at Osborne

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Family portrait at Osborne

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Family portrait at Osborne

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Family portrait at Osborne

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Family portrait at Osborne

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Family portrait at Osborne