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In Conversation: Fashion of Royal Portraiture

with Justine Picardie, Caroline de Guitaut and Alessandro Nasini

HM Queen Elizabeth II by Dorothy Wilding
HM Queen Elizabeth II Dorothy Wilding
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  • 18:30 - 21:00
  • £45.00
  • Doors open at 18:30; Event from 19:00 - 20:00; Q&A from 20:00 - 20:15; Private view of the exhibition from 20:15 - 21:00. Booking Essential.
  • Adults

    The photographs on display in Royal Portraits: A Century of Photography capture the exquisite fashion worn by a variety of Royal sitters throughout their lives, including the striking portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. 

    Join Justine Picardie, former editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar UK and Town & Country UK, novelist, fashion writer and biographer, Caroline de Guitaut, Surveyor of the King’s Works of Art and Alessandro Nasini, Senior Curator of Photographs and curator of Royal Portraits: A Century of Photography as they discuss the iconic fashion captured in these fantastic examples of Royal portraiture. In this event, our experts will look at the stunning creations commissioned or chosen for a selection of iconic images from the exhibition – including the Coronation portrait of Queen Elizabeth II – and how fashion has shaped the face of monarchy in the modern world.”

    The discussion will be followed by a private view of the exhibition and your ticket will also include a glass of wine or soft drink to enjoy while you explore the gallery. 

    Your ticket will also include a 1-Year Pass, allowing you to visit our current and future exhibitions at The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace as many times as you like within the next year. See here for more information about the 1-Year Pass.

    The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.