Marie, Queen of Romania
Top: 1. Queen Marie of Romaina with wild flowers, 2. Byzantine motifs, featured on Queen Marie of Romania’s gilded wood furniture, c. 1900 – 1910. Photography: Mary Harrsch. 3. Inside the Queen Marie Gallery at Maryhill Museum of Art, photo taken by Molly Gove. Bottom: 1. Turquoise and pear locket containing a lock of Queen Victoria’s hair given to her grand-daughter Queen Marie of Romania when she was one year old. Photography: Mary Harrsch. 2. Queen Marie Postcard image.
View the online exhibition: “A Particular Beauty: Romanian Folk Clothing” from the Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art
In an effort to share our exhibitions with a wider audience, the museum’s curator of art, Steve Grafe, created these digital presentations. We invite you to explore the featured objects and accompanying label copy.
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Queen Marie in America Book
This is a book containing the personal diary and other first hand accounts of Romania’s Queen Marie’s 10,000 mile journey across North America and to the Maryhill Museum for its inauguration and her words of didication.