Deathbed photo of Prince Albert who died on December 14, 1861, aged 42 in the Blue Room at Windsor Castle in the presence of the Queen and five of their nine children and Kaiser Wilhelm II. This is a rare photograph as Princess Beatrice destroyed all others
Painting of the wedding of H.M. Queen Victoria and H.R.H. Prince Albert, 1840.
The Royal Collection: Prince Albert (1819-61), Windsor Castle
Grief almost cost Victoria her mind - and her crown: MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION: VICTORIA, ALBERT AND THE DEATH THAT CHANGED THE MONARCHY BY HELEN RAPPAPORT
Prince Albert (1819-1861) profile in black by Artist Unknown. Why did he die? Helen Rappaport disputes typhoid fever. Her evidence suggests Crohn’s disease. It supports Victoria’s belief that Albert had been killed by worry about their 1st sons reckless lifestyle. Crohn’s fit Albert’s stomach troubles, his exhaustion & leads to bowel cancer. 2nd son of Ernest I (1784-1844) Duke of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha & wife Louise (1800-1831) of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg & husband of Queen Victoria (1819-1901)…