Notebook in which Queen Victoria recorded her Diamond Jubilee celebrations goes on display

LONDON.- A Fabergé notebook in which Queen Victoria recorded guests who attended her Diamond Jubilee celebrations is to go on display in the exhibition Treasures from The Queen’s Palaces at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse from 16 March. The Queen signed and dated the notebook herself. On every other page are the signatures of her guests, who included crowned heads of Europe. Many had attended the dinner at Buckingham Palace on the evening before the official Jubilee commemoration on 22 June 1897. Queen Victoria later described that evening in her journal. She wrote, ‘The dinner was in the Supper Room…All the family, foreign Royalties, special Ambassadors & Envoys were invited. I sat between the Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand & the Pce of Naples.’ The exhibition Treasures from The Queen’s Palaces reflects the tastes of monarchs and other members of the royal family who have shaped the