Buckingham Palace

Official Souvenir Guide

Royal Collection Publications

Buckingham Palace

Royal Collection Publications

Distributed for Royal Collection Trust

96 pages | color illustrations throughout | 8 x 10 3/4 | © 2008
Paper $7.95 ISBN: 9781902163956 Published March 2010 For Sale in USA and Canada Only
The official souvenir of the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening, this guide to the Palace contains:

- An introduction to the Palace today
- A history of the building and architecture of the Palace
- The story of the Palace's occupants, from George III to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
- Vistor's map of the State Rooms
- An illustrated tour of the State Rooms and their contents


1.      Architectural History


2.      The Occupants of Buckingham Palace

Queen Victoria (1837-1901) and Prince Albert (1840-1861)

King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra (1901-1910)

King George V and Queen Mary (1911-1936)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (1936-1952)

Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (from 1952)


3.      Tour of the Palace

The East Front and Forecourt

Ambassadors’ Court


The Quadrangle


The Grand Entrance and Grand Hall

The Grand Staircase

The Guard Chamber

The Green Drawing Room

The Throne Room

The Picture Gallery

The Picture Gallery Lobby

The Silk Tapestry Room

The East Gallery

The Ball Supper Room

The Ballroom

The West Gallery

The State Dining Room

The Blue Drawing Room

The Music Room

The White Drawing Room

The Ante-Room

The Ministers’ Staircase

The Marble Hall

The Bow Room

The West Front

The Garden

For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu
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