'Victoria: Woman and Crown' opens at Kensington Palace

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'Victoria: Woman and Crown' opens at Kensington Palace

Events are underway to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria.

To mark the bicentenary, Kensington Palace - where Victoria was born on the 24th of May 1819, has opened a two new exhibitions, dedicated to the monarch.

One of the displays focuses on the Queen Victoria’s private life behind her carefully-managed public image and puts the focus on her role as monarch as well as wife and mother.  

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