Queen Victoria’s Buckingham Palace

Amanda Foreman and Lucy Peter

Queen Victoria’s Buckingham Palace

Amanda Foreman and Lucy Peter

Distributed for Royal Collection Trust

128 pages | 100 color plates | 8 x 8 | © 2019
Cloth $24.95 ISBN: 9781909741676 Published September 2019 For Sale in USA and Canada Only

Published to mark the bicentennial of Queen Victoria’s birth, Fit for a Queen tells the story of how Queen Victoria transformed Buckingham Palace from a lavish bachelor pad to an iconic symbol of the monarchy, a rallying point for the nation, and a cherished family home.

This delightful gift book accompanies the annual summer exhibition at Buckingham Palace and features many objects and paintings that illustrate how Queen Victoria came to the throne, the ceremony of her Coronation, and how she turned Buckingham Palace into a symbol of national solidarity. A charming and captivating book that offers fascinating insight into one of Britain’s most famous and influential monarchs, Fit for a Queen takes readers on a tour through Victoria’s palace home to show how it came to be a residence of Queens.
 

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