Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1862.
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Parian-ware bust, after the marble by Durham RA 1855, manufactured by Brown-Westhead Moore Co of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). The only child of George III's fourth son, Edward, Duke of Kent, Victoria became Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empres of India, in 1837 when her uncle William IV died. Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Goth in 1840 and together they had four sons and seven daughters.