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Conservation of Queen Victoria's Throne

This imposing State Throne Chair was made in 1837 for Queen Victoria for the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace. Watch this film to hear Sally Goodsir, Curator of Decorative Arts, discuss the meaning behind its decoration. Gary Gronnestad, Gilding Conservator, explains the careful process of cleaning the throne's delicate layer of gold.

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Queen Victoria's Throne