Royal Christenings

So his little royal highness Prince George is to be christened this wednesday, in a beautiful replica of the orignal royal christening dress handmade in 1841 by Janet Sutherland, a Scottish coalminers daughter who Queen Victoria comissioned for the birth of her eldest daughter Princess Vicky.

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Its design was based on Queen Victoria’s wedding dress and also had the same honiton lace that Victoria’s veil was made from. The gown went on to be used by 60 royal babies, including;

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