The Art of Monarchy - Magnificence
See a photo gallery of the objects featured in Episode 4 of 'The Art of Monarchy'.
The Gold State Coach of 1762
The Gold State Coach has been used for every Coronation since 1762.
The Abraham Tapestries, probably designed and woven in Antwerp
Acquired by Henry VIII and used at the Coronations of all later Tudor and Stuart monarchs.
Silver table made for Charles II
Charles II commissioned silver furniture to rival the glories of the court of Louis XIV.
An Exact Prospect of Hampton Court, an etching by Sutton Nicholls (fl.1680-1740)
A plate from 'Prospects of the Most Considerable Buildings About London' published in 1725
Imperial State Crown, made by Rundell Bridge & Rundell (1937)
Worn by the Sovereign on leaving Westminster Abbey after the Corononation.