Tag: Pieter van Vollenhoven

To King … Sorry, Prince Henrik of Denmark
News, Other News

To King … Sorry, Prince Henrik of Denmark

UPDATE 6 September 2017: The Danish Royal Court announced that Prince Henrik suffers from dementia. Most recently during the late summer a series of examinations were conducted. This might lead to changes in behaviour, reaction patterns, judgement and emotional life and may therefore also affect the interaction with the outside world, it was announced. Although […]

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The State Glass Berline
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The State Glass Berline

On 10 January 1967 Princess Margriet of the Netherlands married Pieter van Vollenhoven. In its stables Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, presents the State Glass Berline that was used on this occasion from 10 January 2017 to 4 June 2017. The carriage is still in use, like on Prince’s Day, the third Tuesday […]

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Princess Margriet and her Collection of Inuit Art Nederland, Leiden, 10 maart 2017, tentoonstelling Canadese Inuit Kunst geopend door Prinses Margriet en Pieter van Vollenhoven Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden. Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen NMVW / Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Leiden cultuur / Buddha Foto; Peter Hilz /
Exhibitions, Travel

Princess Margriet and her Collection of Inuit Art

On 1 July 1867 – this year 150 years ago – the North American colonies of Great Britain were united. The four founding provinces officially became the Dominion of Canada. The Museum Volkenkunde (ethnology) in Leiden, The Netherlands, celebrates this with a special gallery exhibition about the Inuit: Canadese Inuit Kunst (Canadian Inuit Art), on […]

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Het Loo: The Wedding of Princess Margriet 1967
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Het Loo: The Wedding of Princess Margriet 1967

On 10 January 1967, on a cold winter’s day, the third daughter of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard, married at the City Hall and later that day in the Great or Saint Jacob’s Church in The Hague. Princess Margriet, born 1943, had chosen to marry a Dutch commoner, Pieter van Vollenhoven. The […]

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