Museum Of London is celebrating “A Royal Arrival”

To celebrate the birth of the newest member of the Royal Family this summer the Museum of London in their latest display they’ve taken the opportunity to showcase some of the royal items in their archives, many of which were worn by royal babies of the past.

The exhibition is exploring a very personal history of the Royal Family connected to a happy moment soon to come.Here the visitors can explore: a cap worn by Charles I, a fine cotton vest and lace mitten worn by George III, a nursing apron thought to be worn by Queen Victoria and a selection of shoes and tiny booties worn by Queen Victoria’s children Princess Beatrice, Princess Alice and Prince Leopold.

The event A Royal Arrival  started on 28 of June and will end on October 2013.So if you are in London visit the Museum Of London to explore more than 400 years of British history from a very personal point of view.

A Royal Arrival at Museum of London

A Royal Arrival at Museum of London

A pair of tiny booties belonging to Princess Maud, Queen Victoria's great-granddaughter, youngest daughter of Edward VII, and later

A pair of tiny booties belonging to Princess Maud, Queen Victoria’s great-granddaughter, youngest daughter of Edward VII, and later the Queen of Norway

Slippers belonging to Princess Beatrice, who was born in 1857

Slippers belonging to Princess Beatrice, who was born in 1857

This cream cotton robe with embroidered royal feathers was worn by Prince Albert Edward, later Edward VII, around 1841

This cream cotton robe with embroidered royal feathers was worn by Prince Albert Edward, later Edward VII, around 1841

 

More info on : http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/london-wall/Whats-on/Exhibitions-Displays/A+Royal+Arrival.htm

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