Nursery, Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Nursery, Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Photograph taken 2007 © Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: J070025

View of the Nursery Bedroom showing the cots that the royal children slept in. There is also a selection of their toys including a dolls house, horses and skittles on the floor. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert bought Osborne House as a private retreat and greatly extended it. The present house developed in the Italianate style between 1845-51 and was designed by Prince Albert and Thomas Cubitt. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Find out more.

Location

Isle of Wight East Cowes

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

interior bed toy queen victoria royal palace architecture italianate victorian (1837 - 1901) english heritage