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Past Images of the Month - August 2019

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One of Prince Albert's first important royal initiatives was the expansion of the Queen's Private [wind] Band into a full orchestra. First heard privately on Christmas Eve, 1840 at Windsor Castle, the orchestra was presented to a larger gathering in the Grand Saloon, Buckingham Palace on 10 February 1841 - the evening following Princess Victoria's christening and the first anniversary of the royal wedding.

One of Prince Albert's first important royal initiatives was the expansion of the Queen's Private [wind] Band into a full orchestra. First heard privately on Christmas Eve, 1840 at Windsor Castle, the orchestra was presented to a larger gathering in the Grand Saloon, Buckingham Palace on 10 February 1841 - the evening following Princess Victoria's christening and the first anniversary of the royal wedding.

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