Exhibitions and Displays 2005

May 2005

The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enchanting the Eye: Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age *
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Until 30 October 2005
The Royal Collection contains one of the world’s finest groups of Dutch 17th-century paintings. ... Read more about Exhibitions and Displays 2005

New online catalogue reveals stories behind the Royal Collection

On 27 April 2005 the Royal Collection launches on its new website (www.royalcollection.org.uk) the first phase of the e-Gallery, a multimedia catalogue of some of the greatest works in the Collection. ... Read more about New online catalogue reveals stories behind the Royal Collection

Royal Wedding commemorative tankards from the Royal Collection

To celebrate the marriage of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales and Mrs Camilla Parker-Bowles on 8th April 2005, the Royal Collection has produced two exquisite English bone china tankards.... Read more about Royal Wedding commemorative tankards from the Royal Collection

Annual Openings of Frogmore House, Garden and Mausoleum

Frogmore House, set amid the magnificent private Home Park of Windsor Castle, has been a favoured royal retreat for over 300 years. Built in the 17th century, it was purchased in 1792 for George III’s consort, Queen Charlotte. Frogmore is no longer an occupied royal residence but is frequently used by the Royal Family for entertaining.... Read more about Annual Openings of Frogmore House, Garden and Mausoleum

Enchanting the Eye: Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

11 February - 30 October 2005

The Royal Collection contains one of the world's finest groups of Dutch 17th-century paintings. Among the most enduringly popular images in Western Art, these pictures have for centuries been admired for their harmonious compositions, close observation of detail, subtle light effects and meticulous finish.... Read more about Enchanting the Eye: Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age

Watercolours and Drawings from the Collection of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

19 March - 25 September 2005
The art collection formed by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother reflects her warm friendships with artists and her very personal response to a quality in works of art that she called 'the effect of magic'. ... Read more about Watercolours and Drawings from the Collection of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Queen Victoria and the Crimea

A display in The Drawings Gallery, Windsor Castle

30 April 2005 - April 2006
In the 100 years between the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo and the outbreak of the First World War, British forces fought in only one European war - the Crimean War of 1854-56. Improved communication, the advent of photography, the growth of the pictorial press and the presence of war reporters in the Crimea allowed the British public to follow the unfolding events of conflict for the first time.... Read more about Queen Victoria and the Crimea