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Image of conservator with gilded dragons

Gilding the dragon

George IV had a love of fantastical chinoiserie decorative schemes. Watch this film to find out how the dragon's timber frame is prepared for gilding.

George IV's Highland Dress Accoutrements

Watch this film to hear Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, discuss George IV's historic visit to Scotland in 1822.

Master: Highland dress accoutrements of George IV
Print of George IV's coronation

George IV's coronation

George IV's coronation was an elaborate affair. His coronation surcoat and a cast of the Imperial State crown are in the exhibition. This video shows you where you can spot them in his coronation portrait.