Women of Orange Exhibition at the Jan Cunen Museum in Oss

October 25, 2017 Moniek 1

The Women of Orange – Portraits of Five Queens Exhibition in Oss in the Netherlands has only just opened two weeks and already looks like it’s going to be a great success. I visited on an early Saturday morning to beat the possible crowds. The museum has three floors and the second floor is entirely [read more]

Diana: Her Fashion Story

August 11, 2017 Moniek 0

Kensington Palace was once the home of Diana, Princess of Wales and it currently houses a collection of her extraordinary collection of garments with the aim of telling the story of her life through her clothes. Eleri Lynn, curator of ‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’, said: “Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most photographed [read more]

Princess Armgard of Lippe-Biesterfeld and Castle Warmelo

July 7, 2017 Moniek 0

Armgard von Cramm was born on 18 December 1883 as the daughter of Baron Aschwin von Sierstorpff-Cramm and Baroness Hedwig von Sierstorpff-Driburg. Her first marriage was on 24 October 1905 to Count Bodo von Oeynhausen, but they remained childless and divorced in 1908. On 4 March 1909, she remarried to Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, which was considered [read more]

Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World exhibition opens at Kensington Palace

June 22, 2017 Moniek 0

Enlightened Princesses dives into the world of three German Princesses who married into the British royal family. Caroline of Ansbach, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz became either Queen or Princess of Wales (Augusta’s husband predeceased his father, so she never became Queen) and in their respective roles, they became committed patrons of the [read more]

1 2 3 9

Subscribe to our newsletter and join 2,887 other subscribers!