Plague and Humiliation: The Ecclesiastical Response to Cattle Plague in Mid-Victorian Britain1
- Plague and Humiliation: The Ecclesiastical Response to Cattle Plague in Mid-Victorian Britain1. Robinson, Marie // Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p52
The article discusses a study of the ecclesiastical response to the cattle plague in the mid-1860s in Great Britain, particularly Scotland. The importation of diseased cattle from Estonia in 1865 caused the outbreak of rinderpest. An indication of the early reaction of the Church of England to...
- A queen for the ages. Rompalske, Dorothy // Biography;Mar1998, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p72
Profiles Queen Victoria of England. Preparation made before assuming the throne in June 20, 1837; Greatest physical attribute; Personal background; Major scandals that threatened Victoria's popularity in 1839; Personal relationship with her cousin and husband Albert; Method used to cope with...
- 100 Years Ago in Mekeel's: Portraits of the Queen. Howes, C. A. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;7/8/2005, Vol. 197 Issue 2, p16
Examines the differences in the portraits of Queen Victoria on postage stamps.
- Fabulous Firsts: Malta. Jackson, Paul // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;6/15/2001, Vol. 188 Issue 24, p5
Focuses on the first postage stamp issued in Malta on December 1, 1860 featuring the portrait of Queen Victoria of Great Britain.
- THE IMAGE OF VICTORIA IN THE YEAR OF JUBILEE. Richards, Thomas // Victorian Studies;Autumn87, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the image of Queen Victoria of Great Britain in the Jubilee celebration in June 1887. Description of the procession during the day; Highlights of the event; Details on the preparation for the event.
- Portraits. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;10/6/2006, Vol. 199 Issue 14, p18
The article discusses postage stamps featuring portraits of notable people, including Queen Victoria of Great Britain which appeared in the world's very first stamp called Penny Black of 1840.
- Fabulous Firsts: New Zealand. Jackson, Paul // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;08/04/2000, Vol. 187 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the stamps designed with the Chalon portrait of Queen Victoria issued in New Zealand.
- Joyful for a Season. // Time;5/14/1951, Vol. 57 Issue 20, p34
The article describes the opening of the "Festival of Britain, " by King George in London, England. It mentions that the festival opened with the same pageantry as that of the "London's Great Exhibition" of 1851 opened by Queen Victoria, with the 6 million-dollar Thames-side Royal Festival Hall...
- Website of the month. // Scottish Memories;Jul2012, p10
The article reports on the creation of the Queen Victoria Scrapbook by the Royal Household, which is an online guide to the reign of Queen Victoria.