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Cairo to Constantinople: Photographs of the Middle East at The Queen's Gallery Buckingham Palace

Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Friday, 7 November 2014 to Sunday, 22 February 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition follows the journey taken by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) in 1862, as he undertook a four month tour around the Middle East. ... Read more about Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

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Exhibition Talk - Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Friday, 7 November 2014 to Sunday, 22 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

To enhance your group visit to Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East, book an exclusive exhibition talk by a Royal Collection Trust expert or Curator in the Gallery's Redgrave Room. ... Read more about Exhibition Talk - Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Private Evening View for groups - Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Friday, 7 November 2014 to Sunday, 22 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy a Private Evening View of Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Friday, 7 November 2014 to Sunday, 22 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy a Private Evening Talk and View of Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Gold

Friday, 7 November 2014 to Sunday, 22 February 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The beauty and symbolism of gold, from the Early Bronze Age to the 20th century, is celebrated through 50 items drawn from across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection. ... Read more about Gold

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Illuminated page from the Padshahnama depicting the weighing ceremony of the Mughal Emperor Shah-Jahan

Short talk - Worth his weight in gold

Thursday, 20 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk will focus on a beautifully illuminated page from the Padshahnama – the finest Islamic manuscript in the Royal Collection – which depicts the weighing ceremony of the ... Read more about Short talk - Worth his weight in gold

A group explore the ruins of the South Portico at Thebes

Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Dr Debbie Challis for a 1-hour afternoon talk as she explores the effect photography had on the emergence of archaeology as a new science. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Short talk - The Tiger of Mysore

Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Tipu Sultan claimed that it was 'better to live a single day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep' and adopted the symbol of the tiger as his own. This talk will look at ... Read more about Short talk - The Tiger of Mysore

Exhibition special event - Precursors to the Prince: the Grand Tour in the Ottoman Empire

Wednesday, 3 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

During this exclusive evening lecture, Dr Philip Mansel, historian and author of Constantinople and Levant, will look into the aims and motivations of many prominent literary and political figures in travelling to these regions. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Precursors to the Prince: the Grand Tour in the Ottoman Empire

Detail of the Propylon of the Temple from the Great Court, Temple of Horus , Edfu

Short talk - Francis Bedford - royal photographer

Thursday, 4 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Bedford had to transport all his photographic equipment and materials across the Middle East in order to document the royal tour. Sophie Gordon, the curator of ... Read more about Short talk - Francis Bedford - royal photographer

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