6 Incredible Photographs of British Monarchs in Color

6 Incredible Photographs of British Monarchs in Color

In today's article, we get the fantastic opportunity to see colored photographs of 6 Monarchs that reigned over the United Kingdom. Due to the extremely long reigns of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II, the Kings and Queens in these photographs are actually the only royals that ruled over the British Empire. In this, you will see images of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, George V, a photograph of a baby Edward VIII, George VI, and finally Elizabeth II at her coronation. Thank you to the colorizers for their fantastic work on colorizing these images.

Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V, and King Edward VIII, 1894

Colorization by Neitshade

Official christening photographs of Prince Edward, future Edward VIII which shows Queen Victoria holding him with future King George V and future King Edward VII behind them in 1894.

Official christening photographs of Prince Edward, future Edward VIII which shows Queen Victoria holding him with future King George V and future King Edward VII behind them in 1894.

Queen Victoria, 1872

Colorization by Jecinci

Photograph of Queen Victoria in 1872.

Photograph of Queen Victoria in 1872.

King Edward VII, 1901

Colorization by Jecinci

Photograph of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom in 1901 at the age of 59 smoking a cigar at Sandringham House, Norfolk

Photograph of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom in 1901 at the age of 59 smoking a cigar at Sandringham House, Norfolk

King George V, 1914

Colorization by Marina Amaral

Photograph of King George V on a horse in uniform at Buckingham Palace in 1914.

Photograph of King George V on a horse in uniform at Buckingham Palace in 1914.

King George VI, September 1939

Colorization by Jecinci

A staged photograph of George VI addressing the nation in his first Radio Broadcast after the Declaration of War against Germany in September 1939.

A staged photograph of George VI addressing the nation in his first Radio Broadcast after the Declaration of War against Germany in September 1939.

Queen Elizabeth II, 2 June 1952

Colorization by Marina Amaral

Queen Elizabeth II during her coronation on the 2 June 1953, over a year after she became Queen following the death of her father, King George VI. She became the first and only British monarch to rise to the throne when not in the country.

Queen Elizabeth II during her coronation on the 2 June 1953, over a year after she became Queen following the death of her father, King George VI. She became the first and only British monarch to rise to the throne when not in the country.

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