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The Duchess of Cambridge selects Victorian photographs for National Portrait Gallery exhibition trail

The Duchess of Cambridge is to select photographs from the National Portrait Gallery?s forthcoming exhibition Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography as part of a Patron?s trail, it was announced today, Friday 16 February 2018. The Duchess will visit the exhibition on the evening of Wednesday 28 February, prior to its opening on Thursday 1 March. As Patron of the National Portrait Gallery since 2012 and an enthusiastic, amateur photographer, The Duchess has written a foreword to the exhibition catalogue in which she discusses her interest in nineteenth-century photography, the subject of her undergraduate thesis while an art history student at the University of St Andrews.
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