Hat From the Past

Royal Hats to this day in 1897 when Queen Victoria celebrated her Diamond Jubilee with a service of thanksgiving outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. The hats are difficult to see in detail but one thing is clear- the occasion was well celebrated!

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Embed from Getty Images

Hats aside- looking back at such spectacles, I’m amazed how they were organized without the modern communication devices we so rely on today!

Images from Getty as indicated

3 thoughts on “Hat From the Past

  1. What a magnificent cloak/coat HM was wearing! Not sure if this is the same hat, however.
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    https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/photograph-of-queen-victoria-in-formal-dress-for-the-news-photo/506001189?adppopup=true

  2. Perhaps they could do it because people weren’t distracted by their phones…..;)

    Thank you, HQ, for the previous week’s coverage of Ascot. So many interesting and lovely hats.

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