Charles II

Brisbane Baroque – Dido and Aeneas, Purcell’s Masterpiece

Brisbane Baroque – Dido and Aeneas, Purcell’s Masterpiece

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Dido and Aeneas, English composer Henry Purcell’s finest masterwork will be presented under the rotunda in Brisbane City Hall at Brisbane Baroque Festival, 2015

King Charles II being presented with the symbol of hospitality, the pineapple that had just been grown in his hothouse, the first in England. In the background is a formal garden ...c1675-80 Oil on Canvas, artist unknown

English Nature – Parley’s, Parks & Promenades, Rus in Urbe!

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King Charles II made promenading in the park fashionable and within a decade English parks were places for perfect parleys, parades and promenades – Rus in urbe

In Fine Style – Art of Tudor & Stuart Court Fashion on Show

In Fine Style – Art of Tudor & Stuart Court Fashion on Show

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In Fine Style at the Queen’s Gallery explores the costume worn by British monarchs during the 16th and 17th centuries through portraits in the Royal Collection