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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus- Mumbai

If you are visiting Mumbai during Diwali break then you are here at the right time. During diwali, everyday you can hear the sound of crackers and enjoy the sight of fireworks and also see the iconic structure of Mumbai i.e. 387 more words


15th October 1839 - Diary Entry’s - Victoria And Albert Become Engaged 

Transcription of the entry for the 15th October 1839 in Queen Victoria’s journal. This was the day that Victoria proposed to the love of her life, Prince Albert, at Windsor Castle. 631 more words


Movie Review: Victoria & Abdul

The opening credit—Based on real events mostly—sets the tone for this delightful tale of affection between an aging queen and a handsome Indian clerk. 222 more words


Prince Albert's First Love

Eos by Sir Edwin Landseer, 1841 is a portrait of Prince Albert’s beloved greyhound.

She accompanied the prince from Germany to Britain and he reported to his new bride on the character of his beloved hound: 216 more words

Victoria and Abdul Movie Review

We sometimes forget that legends are human too. We may not think of them that way, but sometimes we have to move past the legend to see the real human being underneath. 325 more words


Authenticity Hoo-Ha pt. 2: Did Lord Byron and Princess Victoria etch their names on the windows?

Sir Hilary Jenkinson held that authenticity is one of the defining characteristics of the archive. Here is the second of three blog posts about some recent authenticity issues. 490 more words


October 14, 1842: Croton Water Celebration; 1862: Mixing Water with Milk; 1859: Dedication of Glasgow Water Supply

October 14, 1842: Celebration of the delivery of the Croton water supply to New York City. “Two days before the holiday Hone wrote in his diary: ‘Nothing is talked of or thought of in New York but Croton water; fountains, aqueducts, hydrants, and hose attract our attention and impede our progress through the streets. 823 more words