Queen Victoria, Memento Bracelet of her Grandchildren
This bracelet was given to Queen Victoria by Alexandra, Princess of Wales. A cylindrical link gold bracelet with five oval gold lockets, each mounted with different stone set motifs, each with a photograph of one of Victoria’s grandchildren and their names inscribed inside the covers: Prince Albert Victor (Horseshoe in diamonds), Prince George (‘G’ reversed, rubies & diamonds), Princess Louise (‘L’ diamonds & sapphires), Princess Victoria (‘V’ diamonds & emeralds) and Princess Maud (‘M’ in turquoises).
Women are brave. Women are powerful. Women are clever. Women are beautiful. Women are determined. Women are strong. Women are independent. Women are fearless.
In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines…
no you don’t get it
this was my childhood
i think i reblogged something on madeline before but in case i didn’t: my mom would read this to me when i was little and she would always read the teachers lines with a french accent for me.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, photographed by Annie Leibovitz for American Vogue, December 1993. Clothing by Donna Karan.
Grand Duchesses Maria and Anastasia walking home from their hospital: 1916.
The newly engaged Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich and Princess Alix of Hesse at Bagshot with Queen Victoria: June, 1894.
It’s Hard Out Here for a Bitch - Lady Heroes 45/∞
I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession which I entered before my husband was in public life.