Queen Victoria’s Buckingham Palace



ISBN: 9781909741676 Category:

Amanda Foreman, Lucy Peter


To celebrate the bicentenary of Queen Victoria’s birth, Fit for a Queen will tell the story of how Queen Victoria transformed Buckingham Palace from a lavish bachelor pad to an iconic symbol of the monarchy, a rallying point for the nation and cherished family home.

This delightful gift book accompanies the annual summer exhibition which opens at Buckingham Palace in July 2019. It features many objects and paintings that illustrate how Queen Victoria came to the throne, the ceremony of her Coronation and how she turned Buckingham Palace into a symbol of national solidarity.

A charming and captivating book that offers a fascinating insight into one of Britain’s most famous and influential monarchs. Take a tour through Victoria’s palace home to see how she ruled both as monarch and as a mother and wife.

Additional information

Weight 582 g
Dimensions 21 x 21.2 cm
Publisher name Royal Collection Trust
Publication date 1 October 2019
Number of pages 128
Format Hardback
Dimensions 21 x 21.2 cm
Weight 582 g

Amanda Foreman is a well-known historian and biographer. Her books include Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire and The World Made by Women.

Lucy Peter is Assistant Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust. She is co-author of Portrait of the Artist and Royal Childhood.