Source 1

1. Source 1 is a photograph of Queen Victoria and her family.

  • Can you find:
    • Queen Victoria
    • Prince Edward, Victoria’s oldest son
    • Princess Beatrice, Victoria’s youngest daughter
    • a bust of Prince Albert, Victoria’s husband
  • Why was the photograph taken? Hint: what kind of clothes is the woman standing on the left wearing?
  • Prince Edward and his wife Alexandra are the only two people looking at the camera. What do the others seem to be looking at?
  • Why is there a bust of Prince Albert in the photo?
  • Explain why no one is smiling
  • Queen Victoria wanted to give whoever saw this photo a message. Can you work out what that message was?