From The Life and Times of Queen Victoria, Vol 1
Queen Victoria receiving the sacrament at her coronation on June 28, 1838. After the painting by C.R. Leslie, R.A.
Painting by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.
Chartist demonstration on Kennington Common, across the Thames from the Houses of Parliament, on April 10th, 1848. The Chartists sought universal manhood suffrage, vote by secret ballot in elections and other democratic reforms of the parliamentary system.