Today is the 175th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s coronation.
“We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat; they do not exist.” [Queen Victoria on the Boer War during ‘Black Week’, December 1899, from Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations.]
Image credit: Portrait of Queen Victoria in her coronation robes and wearing the State Diadem, circa 1870, via Wikimedia Commons.

Today is the 175th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s coronation.

“We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat; they do not exist.” [Queen Victoria on the Boer War during ‘Black Week’, December 1899, from Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations.]

Image credit: Portrait of Queen Victoria in her coronation robes and wearing the State Diadem, circa 1870, via Wikimedia Commons.