The British Queen is depicted here as Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria was the reigning British Monarch at the time of the Anglo Zulu Wars. She is seen standing, wearing a small coronet, and holding an orb in her left hand and sceptre in her right, the symbols of her office as the British Monarch.
She was born on 24th May 1819 and succeeded to the throne at the age of eighteen. She was crowned Queen on 28 June 1838. Queen Victoria was the longest reigning British monarch. Much of her sixty-four years in office was during the nineteenth century, a period in British history associated with great technical and social advances.
The British Nation were keen Empire builders and had interests in South Africa. Queen Victoria paid great attention to foreign affairs and her people’s imperial endeavors.
She died on 22 January 1901 at her residence, Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, having lived through an extraordinary period of British History.