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Queen Victoria (1819–1901)

Photo credit: Guernsey Museums and Galleries

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A full-length portrait of Queen Victoria (Empress of India) wearing robes of state. The painting was commissioned to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee following a States of Guernsey resolution. The Queen gave permission for a portrait of herself wearing state robes, by Heinrich von Angeli in the Royal Collection, to be copied for the purpose. It was received and acknowledged by the States in a letter to the Queen, dated 21st June 1887.

Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery

St Peter Port




oil on canvas


H 242 x W 164 cm

Accession number

GUEMG : GMAG 1976.16

Acquisition method

transferred from Royal Court, Guernsey, 1976

Work type


Inscription description

Val. Princep ARA after H. Von Angeli


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Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery

Candie Gardens, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1UG Channel Islands

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