Exhibition: Juliana – A life in dolls

From 1 May 2022, Borg Museum Verhildersum will play host to the exhibition “Juliana: A life in dolls.” As Princess and later Queen, she amassed a collection of over 600 dolls. But the collection of dolls began with Princess and later Queen Wilhelmina and her mother, Queen Emma. Queen Emma took her young daughter on [read more]

Beatrix of the Netherlands

Review: Beatrix in Images exhibition

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands reigned as Queen of the Netherlands between 1980 and 2013 and reverted to using the title of Princess after abdicating in her eldest son’s favour. The Stedelijk Museum in Vianen has taken the occasion of their 50th anniversary to host an exhibition of portraits of the former Queen. Most of [read more]

Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

Review: Mourning – From Empress to Corona

The year 2021 marks 100 years since the death of the last German Empress – Auguste Viktoria. Her husband, German Emperor Wilhelm II, had abdicated in 1918, and they had been living in exile in the Netherlands since then. They had settled in Doorn House in May 1920, and by then, Auguste Viktoria was already [read more]