The styles often included interpretations and eclectic revivals of historic styles mixed with the introduction of Middle Eastern and Asian influences. The name represents the British and French custom of naming architectural styles for a reigning monarch. Within this naming and classification scheme, it follows Georgian architecture and later Regency architecture, and was succeeded by Edwardian architecture.
A very effective design that uses simple depth changes to dramatic effect.
An outer edge gives way to a pear drop that then scoops inwards to a finishing round on the inner edge of the frame.