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Young Queen Victoria (1819–1901)

Photo credit: Parliamentary Art Collection

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A young Queen Victoria (1819–1901) seen at her first Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace after her Accession. She is seen full-length on a crimson carpet, wearing a diamond coronet with ostrich plumes, ribbon of the garter, white dress embroidered with bunches of pink flowers, long pink train, white gloves, the garter robe behind her. The throne and a crimson and gold curtain to the left, scepter with dove on the table and columns, balustrade, bunch of pink roses and Westminster Abbey in the background. Agostino Aglio, (1777–1857) was born in Cremona, Italy. He was educated in Milan and studied at the Berera Gallery. He came to England in 1803 where he assisted an architect, William Wilkins, RA, in the production of his 'Antiquities of Magna Graecia'.


Young Queen Victoria (1819–1901)




oil on canvas


H 83.8 x W 63.5 cm

Accession number

WOA 1702

Work type


Parliamentary Art Collection

The Curator's Office, Department of Information Services, House of Commons, 1 Canon Row, Greater London SW1A 0AA England

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