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 THE BLACK PRINCE showcased at the 18th IIFA Awards

The Dialogue Promo depicts a crucial scene from the upcoming Hollywood film The Black Prince. The scene features an interesting encounter between Amanda Root’s Queen Victoria, Satinder Sartaj’s Maharajah Duleep Singh and Shabana Azmi’s Maharani Jinda. 376 more words

Play it Again

The non-golfers took a coach around the Ring of Kerry last Monday. Our bus driver stopped to let us off at the Ladies’ View, a gorgeous site so named by Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting when the monarch visited in 1861. 28 more words


[Free eBook] Victoria by Daisy Goodwin [Historical Fiction TV Tie-In Novel]

Victoria by British author Daisy Goodwin, a television producer who has also helmed a number of popular shows, is her standalone historical novel with f/m romantic elements about the eponymous British queen, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Headline’s Review. 328 more words

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Victoria & Thomas Sully

Yesterday I watched two episodes of the recent series VICTORIA, with Jenna Coleman in the title role. Episode 2 had a session of the Queen sitting to the portraitist… 363 more words


Prince Arthur's Birthday 1871

An awkward family portrait – Prince Arthur poses with his mother, Queen Victoria, on his 21st birthday, 1871.

Royal Collection

Note – This post originally said that this was Prince Alfred – It is actually Prince Arthur.


A Clever Person Does NOT Stick His Head Inside a Lion's Mouth

In 1820, nineteen-year-old Isaac Van Amburgh accepted a position with the Zoological Institute of New York, as the cage boy whose job it was to clean out the cages of the exotic animals kept by the traveling menagerie. 730 more words


George Town Street View: Queen Victoria Memorial

The Queen Victoria Memorial is a monument erected to mark the anniversary of the said British empire’s queen who passed away in January 1901. Also serving as a way to honor the queen, the monument was built and sponsored by the local Chinese business community back then. 33 more words

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