"Reading the Queen's proclamation at Calcutta," from the Illustrated London News, 1859"; with very large scans of the *left half* and the *right half* of the engraving
also *"Entertainment given to Lord Elphinstone at Sans Souci, near Bombay--Gateway of the mansion, decorated for the occasion"*; also *"Auckland hotel (Hall of all nations), Calcutta"*

Source: ebay, July 2009

*"The first investiture, by Her Majesty, of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India," from the Illustrated London News, 1861*; another view from *'The Queen', 1861*;

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008

A Victorian gold mohur coin, minted in 1862

Source: ebay, July 2001

*"Statue of the Queen at Bombay," described in a small article, from the Illustrated London News, 1872*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2010

*"Empress of India--Proclamation of the Queen's new title at the Royal Exchange," from The Graphic, 1876*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2009

"Empress of India--On the way to the Delhi assemblage," from The Graphic, 1877; also *"Assemblage at Delhi for the proclamation of Her Majesty as Empress of India"* *"Proclaiming the imperial title at Bombay" and "Reading the proclamation at Bankipore"*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008

"Empress of India -- Lord Lytton, Viceroy of India, reading Her Majesty's telegram to the Delhi assemblage," from the Illustrated London News, 1877

Source: ebay, Oct. 2004

*"Empress of India -- general view of the ceremony proclaiming Her Majesty's Imperial title at the Delhi assemblage," from the Illustrated London News, 1877*; *another view*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2004

Queen Victoria, photographed by Bourne & Shepherd, 1870's

Source: ebay, Sept. 2005

"The Jubilee in the East -- an Allegory," from The Graphic, March 5, 1887; a larger scan of *the whole engraving*; very large scans: *upper left*; *upper right*; *lower left*; *lower right*

The caption reads: ... May you rule us long, / And leave us rulers of your blood / As noble to the latest day! / May children of our children say, / "She wrought her people lasting good; / Her court was pure; her life serene; / God gave her peace; her land reposed; / A thousand claims to reverence closed / On her as Mother, Wife, and Queen; / And statesmen at her council met / Who knew the seasons when to take / Occasion by the hand, and make / The bounds of freedom wider yet / By shaping some august decree, / Which kept her throne unshaken still, / Broad-based upon her people's will, / And compassed by the inviolate sea!" -- Tennyson

Source: ebay, Aug. 2006

*"Celebrating the Queen's Jubilee at Abbotabad, Punjaub," from The Graphic, 1887*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008

*A look at Queen Victoria's own Urdu handwriting*

*"Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Empress of India," from the Illustrated London News, 1893*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2009

"The Queen in Dublin: Her Majesty's visit to the Lord Lieutenant and Countess Cadogan at Dublin Castle," from the Illustrated London News, 1900 (with later hand coloring); she is leaning on the arm of a favorite Indian servant

Source: ebay, Aug. 2007

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