The Art of Monarchy - Progress
See a photo gallery of the objects featured in Episode 6 of 'The Art of Monarchy'.
The Psaultier de David, with an inscription by Elizabeth I
All Henry VIII's children's education included instruction in the new Italic hand.
Royal Greenwich Observatory, commissioned by Charles II, 1675, portraits of Charles II and James II can be seen on the wall
Observations were taken using instruments including the sextant and telescope.
Blue john perfume vase and candelabra designed by Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) and Sir William Chambers (1723-1796)
The techniques of Boulton's Birmingham workshops produced luxury objects at a lower cost
The first message sent by transoceanic cable, from Queen Victoria to the President of the USA
Ticker tape containing the first message sent by transoceanic cable on 16th August 1858.
The Great Exhibition: Moving Machinery, lithograph after a 1851 watercolour by Louis Haghe (1806-85).
Prince Albert played a leading role in planning the Great Exhibition.
The first televised Royal Christmas Message, December 25th 1957
The Queen holds a copy of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress which she quoted from.