The Chinese dining room on the main floor of the Prince Albert wing facing the mall is rarely filmed. It has a tremendous history. When Queen Victoria refused Brighton Pavilion as a family retreat on the grounds that it offered no privacy and was too close to public curiosity, it was sold to the city corporation of Brighton. Much of Prince Regent’s decor and art work was removed from the Pavilion and put into storage. It wasn’t until the reign of King George V and Queen Mary in 1910 that the Pavilion collection was added to the decoration of Buckingham Palace. One of the rooms which received significant pieces was the Chinese Dining Room which is occasionally used for entertainment. In Queen Victoria’s time, it was often used for the children’s lunches and dinners. This is a beautiful room, and you will recognize the decor from the Pavilion at Brighton. Enjoy.
Thomas Moore email: TMooreSr@me.com Telephone: 801.791.9918