'Her Majesty and HRH The Prince inspecting the wounded soldiers of the Grenadier Guards, at Buckingham Palace', 20 Febrary 1855
Coloured lithograph by and after George Housman Thomas, published by P and D Colnaghi, 1855.
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert took a keen personal interest in the welfare of their soldiers, especially the Guards, and at the conclusion of the Crimean War (1854-1856) she invited many veterans to Buckingham Palace and Windsor Cast. She also instituted the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry.
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