Queen Victoria — Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Address:
National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Place (just off Trafalgar Square), London
Tel:
0207 306 0055

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
16th May 2019
1.15 PM to 2.15 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£4
See npg.org.uk

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Join the TV historian and chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces, Lucy Worsley, as she talks about Queen Victoria, painting her as a complex, contradictory woman who loved dancing, suffered much calamity and bereavement, and eventually became a powerful, magnificent, but also slightly eccentric old lady.

Note: This talk will take place in the Ondaatje Wing Theatre.

 

> Talk about Lucy Worsley

> Craig’s review of National Portrait Gallery – “The National Portrait Gallery is probably my favourite gallery in London because it appeals to history lovers as well as art lovers. It's all about the sitters, not the painters. Admire the people, not the paintings. But that's not to say that the paintings aren't good, because they are -- they still have pieces by Hockney and Holbein, etc. -- but if they need a pictu… continued”

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