'Queen Victoria's Plantagenet Costume Ball at Buckingham Palace, May 7, 1842...', (1901)
'Queen Victoria's Plantagenet Costume Ball at Buckingham Palace, May 7, 1842: Her Majesty as Queen Philippa; The Prince Consort as Edward III', (1901). Fancy dress party, with costumes from the Plantagenet period (c1154-1485), held by Victoria (1819-1901) at Buckingham Palace in London. Victoria is dressed as Philippa of Hainault (1314-1369), and her husband Prince Albert (1818-1861) wears the costume of King Edward III 1312-1377). From "The Illustrated London News Record of the Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901: The Life and Accession of King Edward VII. and the Life of Queen Alexandra". [London, 1901]
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'An Interrupted English Dinner Party at Paris', c1849. Creator: George Cruikshank
'An Interrupted English Dinner Party at Paris - Mourir pour la Patrie', c1849. Humorous scene: shocked and terrified English diners are interrupted at dinner. Cannonballs smash through the window of the dining room as a revolution takes place outside. A vase goes flying, and two guests take cover under furniture. 'Mourir pour la Patrie' means 'to die for one's country'. From "The Comic Almanack" by George Cruikshank.
Vicente Santamaría de Paredes, (Madrid, 1853-1924), Spanish lawyer and politician
Vicente Santamaria de Paredes, (Madrid, 1853-1924), Spanish lawyer and politician, Minister of Public Instruction and Fine Arts during the reign of Alphonse XIII, Professor of Political and Administrative Law at the Universities of Valencia and Madrid. He also was professor of Alphonse XIII , a member of the Liberal Party he began his political career as a deputy for Cuenca in the legislature of 1886.