Monday, June 08, 2009

08Dec1866, Queen Unveils a Statue

CHATSWORTH, December 8th, 1866.
—The Queen has sent Wolverhampton into an ecstasy by going there herself in full state, open carriage and all, to unveil a statue of the Prince Consort. It is the first time (in England) since his death, that she has taken such public part on a festive occasion.

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