The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse: Russia, Royalty & the Romanovs

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse: Russia, Royalty & the Romanovs

Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, tells the story of the familial, political, diplomatic and artistic associations between Britain and Russia and their royal families from the late 17th century to the reign of Russia’s last emperor, Nicholas II, and beyond. The exhibition includes portraits, sculpture, photographs and archival documents, many of which were commissioned as diplomatic gifts, others as intimate, personal mementos, including miniature masterpieces by Fabergé.

 

Image: Laurits Regner Tuxen, The Marriage of Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia, 26th November 1894 (detail)

 

The Queen’s Gallery
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Royal Mile Edinburgh EH8 8DX

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