A royal touch at the Gemeentemuseum The Hague

January 22, 2018 Moniek 0

The Gemeentemuseum (County Museum) in The Hague currently has an exhibition called The Hague Chic, which features a ton of jewellery and also had a bit of a royal touch. Although, that royal touch was quite difficult to find. The jewellery was labelled by case, and somewhere in the middle, you could retrieve a flimsy catalogue [read more]

Royal Travel at the Spoorwegmuseum

January 17, 2018 Moniek 0

Royalty must travel in style and so the Dutch Railway Museum (Spoorwegmuseum) has dedicated an entire exhibition to Royal Travel. The exhibition surprisingly opens in the ladies bathroom, where tiles from the royal waiting at Amsterdam Central have been used. You then move on to a royal waiting room before going to an actual royal [read more]

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 1

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]

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