To celebrate the bicentenary of Queen
Fit for a Queen
will tell 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 cherished family home.
This delightful gift book accompanies the annual
summer exhibition which opens at Buckingham
Palace in July 2019. It 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
a fascinating insight into one of Britain's most
famous and influential monarchs.
Take a tour
through Victoria's palace home to see how she
ruled both as monarch and as a mother and
is a well-known historian and biographer. Her books
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
is Assistant Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust. She is
Portrait of the Artist