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Encyclopedia > Queen's Gallery

The Queen's Gallery is a public art gallery located at Buckingham Palace, home of the British monarch, in London. The gallery exhibits works from the royal art collection (i.e. those works owned by the Queen "in trust for the nation" rather than privately) on a rotating basis. Buckingham Palace and the Victoria memorial. This principal facade of 1850 by Edward Blore was redesigned in 1913 by Sir Aston Webb. ... The monarch or Sovereign is the head of state of the United Kingdom. ... The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster which contains Big Ben Tower Bridge at night A red double-decker bus crosses Piccadilly Circus. ...

The gallery is located at the west front of the Palace. It occupies the former site of a chapel bombed during the Second World War. The gallery opened in 1962. It was renovated in 2002 and re-opened by the Queen. It is open to the public on a daily basis. Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


  • Profile of the gallery from royal.gov.uk (http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page1208.asp)



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