Queen Victoria's granddaughter, Victoria

with hat

(Louis, Alexander, Henry + Francis Joseph)

Living: The Battenberg cake. Created in honour
of Princess Victoria's wedding to Louis Battenberg,
one of 4 dashing Austrian princes, in 1884. The
name was anglicized to Mountbatten in 1914.
Portraits by Bassano, cake by Jane Brocket.


News from Nowhere and Reed Wilson