London Brighton & South Coast Railway Royal Train, 1899.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Oil painting by J Longden, showing the royal train, carrying the Prince of Wales, hauled by Billinton 4-4-0 locomotive No 203 'Henry Fletcher'. The eldest son of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Edward, Prince of Wales (1841-1910) became known for his scandalous behaviour and was excluded from affairs of state by the Queen. He married Alexandra, the daughter of Christian XI of Denmark in 1863, and was crowned King Edward VII in 1901.