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Queen Victoria, c.1870.

By Andre-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi .....A cabinet card sized woodburytype of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), taken in about 1870 by the French photographer Disderi (1819-1889). This is from the 'Disderi' album in the ... more

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II arriving at Leura onboard the royal train.Dated: 12 February 1954.Digital ID: 17420_a014_a014000190 ( http://investigator.records.nsw.gov.au/asp/photosearch/search.asp?digitalid=17420_a014_a0... more

View along Adelaide Street with the buildings decorated for the Royal Visit, 1954

Creator: Unidentified..Location: Brisbane, Queensland. .Description: View along Adelaide Street from George Street with the buildings decorated for the Royal Visit, 1954. Bunting and flags contribute to the ex... more

Coronation 1965, the King & Queen

Photograph shows the newly-crowned King Palden Thondup Namgyal and Queen Hope Cooke walking in procession, Gangtok, Sikkim.

The Dream of Queen Maya (the Buddha's Conception)

Female attendants and guards, one of whom holds a sword, surround Maya, who is sleeping on a bed that has turned legs and is covered with an elegant floral textile. Maya dreams of a six-tusked elephant that des... more

Nagini (Serpent Queen or Consort of Nagaraja)

On the Indian subcontinent, temples have been dedicated to the worship of serpents since the dawn of civilization. Both Buddhism and Hinduism adopted nagarajas and naginis (serpent kings and their consorts) as ... more

Qaydrûsh, the son of Qaydâfah the queen of Andalûs, is lead before the vizier Naitkun disguised as Iskandar - who orders his death.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Dârâb, the son of Bahman and grandson of Isfandiyâr, seated in a domed hexagonal pavilion in a courtyard, his mother Queen Humây on a smaller throne, to the left.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Qaydâfah, queen of Andalûs, recognizes Iskandar, who has come to her court disguised as his own ambassador.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Reliquary Pendant with Queen Margaret of Sicily Blessed by Bishop Reginald of Bath

The engraved Latin inscription on the back identifies the subject: “Bishop Reginald of Bath hands this over to Queen Margaret of Sicily.” The inscription on the front lists the relics once contained under a cry... more

Chess Piece in the Form of a Queen

Chess pieces in the form of a Queen were one of medieval Europe’s key contributions to the game of chess as it is known today. Beginning in the 12th century, they gradually replaced the Viziers, the male advise... more

King and queen dining from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 14v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a king and a queen dining. Image taken from f. 14v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Queen entering a church from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 190

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a queen entering a church, with an angel following behind. Image taken from f. 190 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

King and queen from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 16

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a king and a queen emerging from a building. Image taken from f. 16 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Queen on a couch from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 15v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a queen on a couch holding a man by a hand, with a bird nearby. Image taken from f. 15v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Monk and queen from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 189v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a monk and a queen entering a church. Image taken from f. 189v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop, queen and kings dining from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 207v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop, queen and kings at a table. Image taken from f. 207v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

King and queen embracing from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 251v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a king and a queen embracing, while a man holds a horse nearby. Image taken from f. 251v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Three men and a queen from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 15

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of three men and a queen. Image taken from f. 15 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Queen serving a monk from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 227v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a queen bringing a bowl to a monk, who is lying in bed. Image taken from f. 227v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Queen subjugating the devil from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 171

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a queen subjugating the devil from the mouth of hell. Image taken from f. 171 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Posthumous Portrait of a Queen as Parvati

Kings and queens were believed to have a divine origin, being human incarnations of gods on earth. It was thought that they were reunited at death with the deities from whom they originated. Posthumous commemo... more

The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France

At first glance, this tiny prayer book, with not a trace of gold, might seem an unlikely possession for a queen of France. But it is a work of exceptional artistry: the figures are rendered in delicate grisaill... more

Hercules and the Queen of the Amazons from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 25v

Bas-de-page miniature of the meeting of Hercules and the Queen of the Amazons. Image taken from f. 25v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Pope and Queen from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 239

Miniature of the Pope refusing to crown the queen, Adenulptus and the blind bishiop, Hincmar. Image taken from f. 239 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Alexander and the Queen of the Amazons from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 25

Miniature of the meeting between Alexander and the queen of the Amazons. Image taken from f. 25 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Writt... more

Queen of the Amazons from BL Royal 19 D I, ff. 23v-24

Miniature of the queen of the Amazons receiving Alexander's letter. Image taken from ff. 23v-24 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Writt... more

Stained Glass Panel with Queen Kunigunde

The church of Saint Leonhard was constructed in the early decades of the fourteenth century, with some of its choir and chapel windows in place by 1350. The program of the choir windows included scenes from the... more

Queen, from a group of Donor Figures including a King, Queen, and Prince

These royal donors in prayer may have belonged to an altar or a tomb. Based on comparisons with contemporary portraits, the statuettes may portray Philip VI Valois (d. 1350); his second wife, Blanche of Navarre... more

Prince, from a group of Donor Figures including a King, Queen, and Prince

These royal donors in prayer may have belonged to an altar or a tomb. Based on comparisons with contemporary portraits, the statuettes may portray Philip VI Valois (d. 1350); his second wife, Blanche of Navarre... more

King, from a group of Donor Figures including a King, Queen, and Prince

These royal donors in prayer may have belonged to an altar or a tomb. Based on comparisons with contemporary portraits, the statuettes may portray Philip VI Valois (d. 1350); his second wife, Blanche of Navarre... more

Queen from BL Harley 4431, f. 361

Detail of a miniature of the queens and ladies welcoming female saints into the Cité des Dames. Image taken from f. 361 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-... more

Queen and attendant from BL Harley 4431, f. 290

Detail of a the right-hand portion of the miniature, depicting a queen and her attendant building the Cité des dames at the beginning of this text. Image taken from f. 290 of Various works (also known as 'The B... more

Queen Pasiphae from BL Harley 4431, f. 116

Detail of a miniature of queen Pasiphae embracing the bull, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 116 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat ... more

Queen Reason from BL Harley 4431, f. 218v

Miniature of the pleading at the court of the Queen Reason,. in 'Le chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 218v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21)... more

Paying Homage to the Queen Mother of the West

The auspicious subject of this fan painting is the birthday anniversary of Xiwangmu, the Queen Mother of the West. Standing atop an ornately furnished terrace, the three Daoist immortals Lü Dongbin, Han Zhongli... more

Queen and ladies from BL Harley 4431, f. 323

Detail of a miniature of the queen and her ladies entering the Cite des Dames, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 323 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' ... more

Queen Penthesilea from BL Harley 4431, f. 103v

Miniatureof Queen Penthesilea with and her amy of Amazons riding through the forest to aid the Trojan army, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 103v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen')... more

Queen and ladies from BL Harley 4431, f. 323

Miniature of the queen and her ladies entering the Cite des Dames, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 323 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), ... more

Queen from BL Harley 4431, f. 361

Miniature of the queens and ladies welcoming female saints into the Cité des Dames. Image taken from f. 361 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Déb... more

Queen Penthesilea from BL Harley 4431, f. 103v

Detail of a miniature of Queen Penthesilea with and her amy of Amazons riding through the forest to aid the Trojan army, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 103v of Various works (also known as 'The Book o... more

Queen Trisala's Grief (at the Stillness of the Unborn): Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript

Having received the embryo of Mahavira from the Brahmani Devananda, transplanted by Indra’s ambassador Harinaigamesin, Trisala, previously concerned over the embryo’s welfare, becomes distressed. The queen indi... more

Harinaigamesin Brings the Embryo to Queen Trisala: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript

The jina Mahavira was conceived by a Brahmani woman, and Indra determined that the embryo should be transferred to the royal woman Queen Trisala. He appointed the deerheaded divinity Harinaigamesin, Indra's amb... more

King Siddhartha Tells Queen Trisala the Meaning of the Fourteen Dreams (left) and The Interpretation of Dreams (right): Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript

The king explains to his queen the meaning of her dreams, forecasting that she will bear the child Mahavira. The couple is engaged in intimate conversation, both seated on richly decorated thrones with a finely... more

Queen Trisala Nursing the Newborn Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript

A nearly identical composition as the birth scene, this painting depicts Trisala supporting the feeding infant Mahavira, while above, in another narrative, the infant is being rocked in a swing cradle by two ha... more

Queen Trisala's Joy (at the Confirmation of Her Conception): Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript

Queen Trisala is relieved by a sign from Mahavira that all is well. The joyous queen, attended by handmaidens, celebrates by dressing up and tending to her makeup then raises a mirror to admire the results. Tri... more

Queen Pasiphae from BL Harley 4431, f. 116

Miniature of queen Pasiphae embracing the bull, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 116 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des... more

The Queen of Flowers

The Queen of Flowers is one of the exceptionally beautiful and delicate prints created by the Master of the Playing Cards, the first great figure in the history of engraving. The name traditionally given to thi... more

Queen with four women from BL Royal 16 G V, f. 3v

Detail of a miniatureof a queen with four women playing musical instruments. Image taken from f. 3v of De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées). Written in French.