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Gifts Exchanged Between Victoria And Albert Shed Light on Passionate Relationship

A new display at Osborne reveals the intimate birthday presents exchanged between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

Romantic and risqué birthday presents exchanged between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert will be on display at their holiday home, Osborne, from Friday, 24 May.

This Friday will mark the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth. Albert was also born 200 years ago, celebrating his birthday on August 26. 

The new display 'Celebration: Victoria & Albert's Birthday at Osborne' will provide an intimate glimpse into the private romantic lives of the royal couple at their seaside retreat on the Isle of Wight.

Together they celebrated many birthdays at Osborne over the years. Now more than 80 of these gifts will be on display to the public.

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