The Art of Monarchy - People
See a photo gallery of the objects featured in Episode 5 of 'The Art of Monarchy'.
Memorial ring bearing a miniature of Charles I
Worn by Royalist supporters during the Civil War and after the King's execution in 1649.
Caddinet with the arms of William and Mary by Anthony Nelme (fl. 1680-1720)
A caddinet is used at formal banquets for the service of salt and spices.
The Wriothesley Garter Book, by Sir Thomas Wriothesley (c. 1460-1534)
This book contains possibly the first contemporary view of Parliament at Blackfriars.
Daguerreotype recording the Chartist Meeting on Kennington Common 4 October 1848, acquired by Prince Albert
Prince Albert was deeply concerned for the welfare of the working classes.
The Garden Party at Buckingham Palace 28 June 1897 by Laurits Regner Tuxen (1853-1927)
Queen Victoria began the tradition of garden parties at Buckingham Palace in the 1860s.
Investiture sword and scabbard made by Edward Smith
This sword, which belonged to George VI, is used by Her Majesty The Queen at Investitures.