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THE HERMITAGE FOUNDATION UK Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs TALK AT PUSHKIN HOUSE

01/02/2019

Nicholas Chevalier (1828–1902). The arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh at Windsor, 7 March 1874
1874 RCIN 920786 Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019

Curator´s Talk with Stephen Patterson
Tuesday, 5th March 2019 : 19.00 - 20.30
PUSHKIN HOUSE, BLOOMSBURY SQUARE, WC1A 2TA

2019 marks the 145 anniversary of the only direct marriage between the British Royal and Russian Imperial families; the wedding in January 1874 of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. In this illustrated talk, Stephen Patterson, co-curator of the current exhibition at The Queen´s Gallery, Buckingham Palace Russia: Royalty and the Romanovs will explore the negotiations for the wedding, the ceremonies and celebrations in St Petersburg, Moscow, Windsor and London and the art in the Royal Collection associated with the dynastic union.

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