Solar Boat This cedar boat is one of two found by the Great Pyramid at Giza, intact but dismantled. It took 12 years to reconstruct it. There is another one still in its original pit, and there were three additional pits on the other side that were empty. The king needed 2 to travel with the sun across the sky, 2 to travel through the night, and one to cross to the underworld
1933 King Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886-1941) was the posthumous son of King Alfonso XII of Spain and his Queen Consort Maria Christina of Austria of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. Alfonso XIII was an amiable man who loved women. He married her Royal Highness, Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenburg, an English Princess and granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
Infante Alfonso, left, and Infante Juan Carlos, the 2 sons of Juan, Infante of Spain and Count of Barcelona. At 14 Alfonso was tragically killed in an accidental shooting whose circumstances are still controversial to this day. Juan Carlos, who was with Alfonso when the shooting occurred, was very close to his younger brother and reportedly never completely got over his death.
May 24, 1854 Left to right, standing in front of fountain outside Osborne House: Prince of Wales, Princess Royal, Princess Alice, Prince Arthur (in front of Princess Alice), Prince Albert, Queen Victoria, Princess Louise, the Duchess of Kent, Princess Helena & Prince Alfred. Dandie & Deckel, two dogs, are at the Queen's feet.
Queen Victoria and her family having breakfast around an outdoor table at Osborne House, including Princesses Marie and Victoria Melita of Edinburgh, The Duke of Connaught; Princess Beatrice; Princess Alix of Hesse; Princess Alexandra and Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh; Princess Irene of Hesse, also includes servants Abdul Karim, Stephen Maslin and Muhammed Bukhsh all standing behind the party and there is a nurse holding Prince Alexander of Battenberg.