Destruction of Covent Garden Theatre - visit of Her Majesty Queen Victoria to the ruins © ROH 2012

Her Majesty Queen Victoria, accompanied by The Princess Royal, is welcomed to the Royal Opera House by Frederick Gye on the occasion of her visit to inspect the ruins on 14 March 1856 the day after a fire destroyed the bulk of the second theatre

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Taken on May 30, 2012