Manicured public gardens were a hallmark of the Victorian era. For which Victoria is that period named?
During the queen’s unusually long reign, the British established countless parks and open spaces. The parks reflected an idealized view of nature and romanticism that was prevalent during the period as well as the need for a respite from the toils of industrialism.
Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India. Born: 24 May 1819, Kensington Palace, London, United Kingdom. Died: 22 January 1901, Osborne House, East Cowes, United Kingdom
Height: 1.52 m. Spouse: Albert, Prince Consort (m. 1840–1861)