Queen Victoria, Napoleon III and the Events of 1855

Tuesday, 15th May, 2018 - 2:30pm

The Bowes Museum, Newgate, Barnard Castle, Co Durham. DL12 8NP

Join Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings at Royal Collection Trust, to learn more about Queen Victoria’s historic state visit in Paris in 1855; a remarkable moment in Anglo-French relations. The events of this ten-day tour – spectacular balls, firework displays and cheering crowds as well as the quieter moments – are brought to life through discussion of the watercolours on display in the current fascinating exhibition Queen Victoria in Paris.

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