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DM 4623: a decorated tree on a table with presents, paintings, and a bracelet designed by Prince Albert.  Signed, dated and inscribed.

Victoria and Albert spent 20 happy Christmases together at Windsor Castle

Sir Francis Grant (1803-78)

Queen Victoria with Victoria, Princess Royal, and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales 1842

RCIN 406944

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By Christmas 1842 the couple had been married for almost three years and had a daughter, Victoria, who had just turned two, and a son, Albert Edward, later King Edward VII, aged six months.

'Pussy' [Victoria] was quite delighted with all the lights, & her toys, & remained sometime, Baby [Albert Edward] only coming down for a little while, still in his 'Windsor Uniform'

Queen Victoria’s Journal, 24 December 1842

From Queen Victoria to Prince Albert, Christmas 1842