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Victoria and Albert at home

Author: Michael Sidney Tyler-Whittle
Publisher: London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.
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One of the more successful ways of finding out what people are really like is to look at their houses. In describing the siting, construction and decorating of the two royal residences at Osborne and Balmoral, this paints a memorable portrait of the Queen's family and her Court beside the Solent and the Dee.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyler-Whittle, Michael Sidney, 1927-
Victoria and Albert at home.
London ; Henley : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980
(OCoLC)644871484
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Albert, Prince Consort consort of Victoria Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Albert, Prince Consort consort of Victoria Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sidney Tyler-Whittle
ISBN: 0710005415 9780710005410
OCLC Number: 7265529
Description: xvi, 212 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical table, plan, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: A suitable seaside property --
Negotiations --
The Napoleonic Mr. Cubitt --
'How my beloved Albert enjoys it all' --
Bricks and mortar --
Two sides of the Cairngorms --
A most determined Jacobite --
A second private home --
Great changes --
Accommodation for at least a hundred --
The elusive Mr. Smith --
'The work is terrible hard' --
Topsy-turveydom --
An old shoe for luck --
A slow permeation of presence --
'Our cheerful and unpalace-like rooms' --
Fledglings from the nest --
'So overwhelming a calamity' --
The greatest depth of grief --
More marriage and death --
Apt to blaze --
Almighty indiscretions --
First independent steps --
'Too foolish!!' --
Titania and her ageing Puck --
Prising open the oyster --
The lot of 'essential daughter' --
Triumph, exhaustion and anxiety --
'Mud pies' --
A champagne quality --
No more boiled potatoes in the heather.
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One of the more successful ways of finding out what people are really like is to look at their houses. In describing the siting, construction and decorating of the two royal residences at Osborne and Balmoral, this paints a memorable portrait of the Queen's family and her Court beside the Solent and the Dee.

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