The guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Naruhito

Some time ago I posted the royal guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Akihito of Japan in 1990. Who came to Japan for the inthronisation of his son Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo on 22 October 2019? And which family members attended? The list might not be complete, additions are welcome. Members of the Japanese imperial […]

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Posing for the cameras with a baby is not a royal tradition

Via Buckingham Palace the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Thursday announced (just for the record: no announcement about where and how): The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very grateful for the goodwill they have received from people throughout the United Kingdom and around the world as they prepare to welcome their baby. Their […]

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The Last Days of the Romanovs – A Pierre Gilliard Photo Exhibition

When I heard about this exhibition I really wanted to see it. As I heard it wasn’t really a big one, I decided to do a tour and visited exhibitions in Dordrecht, Delft and The Hague last week. From 4 March to 11 June 2017 the Photomuseum in The Hague shows the exhibition: “Pierre Gilliard. […]

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