RUSSIA: ROYALTY AND THE ROMANOVS
Curator's Talk with Stephen Patterson
Thursday 25 April 2019 19.00 – 20.30
PUSHKIN HOUSE, BLOOMSBURY SQUARE, WC1A 2TA
2019 marks the 145 anniversary of the only direct marriage between the British Royal and Russian Imperial families; the wedding in January 1874 of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. In this illustrated talk, Stephen Patterson, co-curator of the current exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Russia: Royalty and the Romanovs, explored the negotiations for the wedding, the ceremonies and celebrations in St Petersburg, Moscow, Windsor and London and the art in the Royal Collection associated with the dynastic union.
Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019