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The Penny Wedding by artist Sir David Wilkie

New exhibition presents Scottish masterpieces acquired by monarchs over 250 years

Friday, 18 March 2016

The finest Scottish works from the Royal Collection acquired by monarchs since George III go on display in a new exhibition opening tomorrow (Friday, 18 March) at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about New exhibition presents Scottish masterpieces acquired by monarchs over 250 years

Dutch masterpieces collected by kings and queens since Charles I go on display in a new exhibition

Friday, 13 November 2015

The first painting by Rembrandt van Rijn to reach England and one of fewer than 40 known paintings by Johannes Vermeer are among the highlights of Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer, a new exhibition which has opened a ... Read more about Dutch masterpieces collected by kings and queens since Charles I go on display in a new exhibition

Conservation ahead of new exhibition reveals surprising element to 17th-century Dutch painting

Friday, 6 November 2015

Work undertaken by Royal Collection Trust conservators ahead of a new exhibition opening at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace next week has revealed a surprising element to a 17th-century Dutch painting.  Painstaking cleaning has uncovered a squatt ... Read more about Conservation ahead of new exhibition reveals surprising element to 17th-century Dutch painting

Royal Collection Trust's first Arts Award project

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Students from Westminster Kingsway College and Acland Burghley School in London have participated in Royal Collection Trust's first Arts Award project at The Queen's Gallery, Bucking ... Read more about Royal Collection Trust's first Arts Award project

Portraits of D-Day veterans, commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales, on display

Friday, 12 June 2015

TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have met D-Day veterans at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace and viewed the twelve portraits of veterans on display in The Last of the Tide.  The exhibition pays tribute to the extraordinary ... Read more about Portraits of D-Day veterans, commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales, on display

Previously unseen watercolours of royal gardens go on display

Thursday, 19 March 2015

As public statements of power and status, or private expressions of love and family life, gardens have held different meanings for generations of kings and queens, from Henry VIII to Queen Victoria.  Images of royal gardens at official residences and pr ... Read more about Previously unseen watercolours of royal gardens go on display

Henry VIII's copy of the world's first gardening manual reveals green-fingered tips

Friday, 23 January 2015
Cucumbers shake with fear at thunder; squash will bear fruit after nine days if planted in the ashes of human bone and watered with oil; and planting a radish, lettuce seed, nasturtium and colewort inside a ball of goat manure will result in tasty lettuces. These are just some of the more bizarre horticultural tips contained within the world's first gardening manual, written more than 700 years ago and acquired by Henry VIII (1491–1547).
A page from The Padshahnama entitled 'The weighing of Shah-Jahan on his forty-second lunar birthday, 23 October 1632'

Winners of 'Gold' poetry competitions announced

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

The Young Poets Network and the Poetry Society have announced the winners of their recent writing challenges, held in collaboration with Royal Collection Trust.  The competitions focused on the theme of gold to coincide with the current exhibition at Th ... Read more about Winners of 'Gold' poetry competitions announced

First photographs of a royal tour to go on display

Thursday, 6 November 2014

In 1862, the 20-year-old Prince of Wales, eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (and the future King Edward VII), embarked on a tour of the Middle East, accompanied by the photographer Francis Bedford.  The resulting images, produced little mor ... Read more about First photographs of a royal tour to go on display

Curator wins photography award

Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Sophie Gordon, Senior Curator of Photographs, Royal Collection Trust, is among the recipients of The Royal Photographic Society Awards 2014.

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