Princess Alice with Grand Duke Louis of Hesse
Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hess with her husband, Grand Duke Louis (Ludwig IV) of Hesse (1843-1878). Alice was Queen Victoria's third child and second daughter. She married Louis on the 1st July 1862, at Osborne House beneath a portrait of her recently deceased father, Albert, Prince Consort. Alice and Louis had five daughters and two sons, including Alix, the future Tsaritsa of Russia. Alice's life was tragically cut short when she died of diptheria at the age of only 34, contracted while nursing her children. Alice is the maternal great-grandmother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Date: 1862
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On guard beneath the Victoria Tower is the custodian, Ronald Foyle. Parliamentary custodians supplement the security of the Palace of Westminster; they were formed in 1932 following the Geddes Parliamentary Report which drastically cut the number of regular police assigned to Parliament.
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Illustration to Venetian Air, a poem by Thomas Moore
Illustration to a poem, Venetian Air, by Thomas Moore -- 'dearest Ninetta ... beneath thy mask shrouded, I'll know thee afar'. From a publication entitled National Airs (6 volumes, 1818-1827).
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