Home this Afternoon - Miss Blake (1965)

Interviewed by Peter Duddridge in 1965, Miss Blake, one of Queen Victoria’s godchildren, recalls her childhood visits to Queen Victoria at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight in the 1890s. In this episode of Woman’s Hour, artist Isobel Peachey and art historian Professor Griselda Pollock discuss portraits of the Queen with presenter Jenny Murray. They reflect on how the pictures reflect our changing attitude to monarchy. First broadcast in 1965.

Release date: 20 Mar 2012

8 minutes

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