Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

15/6/2012

Queen Victoria’s mourning outfit emerges for sale… including her skirt with 43″ waist and monogrammed silk bloomers

When her beloved Albert died suddenly in 1861 Queen Victoria plunged into deep mourning until her death 40 years later. Such was the monarch’s grief she only wore black for the rest of her life and tried to avoid public appearances. Now an entire mourning outfit, including a skirt with 43″ waist and monogrammed silk bloomers, is set to go under the hammer on June 30. for more click here

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