The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace: Official Souvenir Guide
£4.95
The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace: Official Souvenir Guide

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The Royal Mews is a unique part of Britain's heritage. Built in the gardens of Buckingham Palace between 1822 and 1825, it remains home to many of the carriages and cars used to transport the Royal family to this day. The Mews is also responsible for the training of the famous Windsor Greys and Bays, the horses that pull the royal carriages, and for the care and upkeep of historic harness and liveries. Visitors to the Mews can view carriages including the 1902 State Landau, most recently seen during the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, and the magnificent Gold State Coach, recognised worldwide for its role in The Queen's Coronation and Jubilee celebrations. 48 pages and over 80 colour illustrations.

In the video below, Royal Collection Trust curator Caroline de Guitaut, talks about the Gold State Coach and its uses throughout history, including at The Queen's Coronation on 2 June, 1953. The Gold State Coach is on permanent display at the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace.

22 x 22 cm.

Softback.

ISBN 9781857598704.

£4.95

Product code: 014411

Description

The Royal Mews is a unique part of Britain's heritage. Built in the gardens of Buckingham Palace between 1822 and 1825, it remains home to many of the carriages and cars used to transport the Royal family to this day. The Mews is also responsible for the training of the famous Windsor Greys and Bays, the horses that pull the royal carriages, and for the care and upkeep of historic harness and liveries. Visitors to the Mews can view carriages including the 1902 State Landau, most recently seen during the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, and the magnificent Gold State Coach, recognised worldwide for its role in The Queen's Coronation and Jubilee celebrations. 48 pages and over 80 colour illustrations.

In the video below, Royal Collection Trust curator Caroline de Guitaut, talks about the Gold State Coach and its uses throughout history, including at The Queen's Coronation on 2 June, 1953. The Gold State Coach is on permanent display at the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace.

22 x 22 cm.

Softback.

ISBN 9781857598704.

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