The Age of Victoria
The Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria from 1836 to 1901 was one of the most incredible periods in human history. in that time frame the technological advances ushered in the industrial revolution and the modern age. we went from muskets to machine guns, from sails to steam and watched electricity become part of everyday life. It was also the birth of Romance, Schooling for children and many other social advances that we often take for granted.
Great Britain during this period was the most powerful Country on earth, the sun never did set on her Empire during this time. Queen Victoria's soldiers brought civilization and waged war across nearly every continent. From the dark jungles of the Congo and Deserts of the Sahara to the cold battlefields of Russia and Canada. This was the age of high adventure and exploration, it captures the imagination and has endless appeal for research. Below you will find some of the named pieces in out collection that cover this period.
A Railway Pioneers Gold Braid
Lt.Col Lacey Robert Johnson would travel the world from England to India then finally settling in Canada. He would be an important part of building the Canadian Pacific Railway. He would go on to become Grand Master of the Masons for BC and the Yukon, along with many other posts and duties.