Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

13/1/2012

Now that’s a super-injunction: Sketches by Queen Victoria that she didn’t want seen revealed after 150 years

They were intimate pictures she never wanted the public to see. So when Queen Victoria’s family portraits – sketched by herself – were leaked to a journalist, she sought an injunction.

In one of the first cases of its kind, the furious monarch applied to the courts to stop publication of the drawings in the 1840s. Now, more than 150 years later, the public will be offered the rare chance to see them when copies of six of the pictures go to auction. for more click here

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