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http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/london-wall/Whats-on/Exhibitions-Displays/A+Royal+Arrival.htm As the world waits for the arrival of the newest member of the Royal Family, we showcase some of the royal baby clothing in the Museum of London's fashion and costume collection. Fashion Curator Timothy Long takes a look at some of the most exquisite pieces, including clothes worn by Queen Victoria's children.
The kitchens of Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace are the largest surviving Renaissance kitchens in Europe. Occupying nearly one third of the ground floor of the Palace, 36,000 square feet they have become internationally famous as the home of Tudor food. Today they are home to a unique project; a team of Food Historians who have been given the challenge to learn from actually using them as they would have been 500 years ago. Here, Marc Meltonville, Project co-ordinator for the Historic Kitchens Team, gives an introduction to Henry VIII's infamous food factory...
Andrew Bullock visits Anne Of Cleves House in Lewes for Latest Homes Live. For more information on this beautiful historic building, visit http://sussexpast.co.uk/properties-to-discover/anne-of-cleves-house
Tova from http://www.weddingdressfantasy.com talks about a Marie Antoinette Inspired Wedding Dress.
Commissioned by Queen Anne but finished after she died, this magnificent state bed has never been slept in. Made up of 57 parts, including yellow and crimson figured velvet curtains and mattresses made from the finest silk, Queen Anne's bed is one of the finest examples of an 18th Century bed. Now on display at Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber, Hampton Court Palace, 27 March -- 3 November 2013 - following years of skilled conservation by Historic Royal Palaces' conservation department.
A glimpse of some historic baby clothes of royal babies past - kept as momentoes by the royal families and now some of the treasures from the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, looked after by us at Hictoric Royal Palaces.