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Young Princess Victoria ~ She inherited the throne aged 18, after her father's three elder brothers had all died, leaving no surviving legitimate children.

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I'm so excited to share this: The first ever photograph of Queen Victoria! Taken in 1844, she is seen here with her eldest child, the Princess Royal. ♥

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from IMDb

The Young Victoria (2009)

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

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from BuzzFeed

You'll Never Guess Who This Woman's Godmother Was

Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in 1848, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years old. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.

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from Apartment Therapy

Set Design from The Young Victoria

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