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Special Display Tour: Power and Portraiture

Thurs 22 June & Thurs 28 Sept


Free with house and grounds admission

Advance booking, please call 01296 820414 or email bookings@waddesdon.org.uk. Join on the day if places are available


Join Senior Curator Dr. Juliet Carey for a tour of Power and Portraiture: painting at the court of Elizabeth I.

Learn how Elizabeth I and her courtiers used portraits to promote themselves in a glamorous, dangerous world. This special display is centred on a spectacular pair of portraits newly attributed to Nicolas Hilliard, better known for his miniatures.