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An Officer of the 42nd Regiment of Foot, The Royal Highlanders, by Alexander Gallaway, signed & dated Edinburgh, 1809. Portrait Miniature.

Miniature Portrait of Edward Archer 1815, by Andrew Plimer.

A miniature of Marie Antoinette, attributed to Francois Campana

Miniature portrait of Louis-Charles in 1789, future Louis XVII, the son of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI. He died during the revolution at the hands of his jailers.

Queen Victoria c.1856 - Royal Collection

This is a heck of a creepy rumour about Mary Queen of Scots! Never heard it before but I liked this photo accompanying it.

Captain William Gordon Rutherford Good old Billy

Miniature of Lady Jane Grey

1616-20: Charles I when Prince of Wales, portrait miniature by Peter Oliver, son of Isaac Oliver. Royal Collection, RCIN 420049

Captain and Mrs Edmund Burnham Pateshall, William Armfield Hobday, 1810; Scarborough Museums and Gallery SMG.1981.36

Ivory Portrait Miniature of an unidentified Daughter of Thomas Jefferson

Rare 18th century French portrait miniature of Marie Antoinette.

Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

A Miniature of Elizabeth I as a Princess

Grenadier Officer’s Mitre Cap Possibly British North American Colonies 1763-1768

Princess Helena (1846-1923). Anton Hähnisch's miniature copy is based on Franz Xaver Winterhalter’s half-length oil sketch of June 1861 showing the Princess in mourning for her grandmother, the Duchess of Kent, who had died on 16 March. She wears a black evening dress with a locket suspended from a black ribbon around her neck and jet hoop earrings. | The Royal Collection

"Horatio Nelson" (1758-1805), by Lemuel Francis Abbott.

Portrait miniature of Mrs. Russell, 1781 - John Smart (c. 1740 - 1811)

Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne c.1873 - Royal Collection

Queen Victoria c.1851 - Royal Collection

English School (circa 1810) - A junior Officer of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, profile to the right, wearing blue coat with red facings and gold epaulette. Rectangular papier-mâché frame, ormolu mount with foliate decoration, the reverse with trade label of Salter Jeweller, Silversmith. Oval, 71mm. (2 13/16ins.) high