January 31, 2018

The First Film Taken of Queen Victoria, 1896

Queen Victoria at Balmoral in September 1896, on the occasion of the achievement of the longest reign in British history.

The film shows Queen Victoria in dogcart and walking in grounds of castle. With her are Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (her third cousin twice removed) and his wife, the Tsarina; Princess Beatrice and Princess Ena, Duke of Connaught.





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