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The clock tower at Osborne, Isle of Wight. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert bought the Osborne estate in 1845, and there they created a private home away from court life. Victoria used Osborne for over 50 years, entertaining foreign royalty and visiting ministers, finding solace there after Albert’s death in 1861. Today, many of the rooms are still filled with original furniture and works of art, while the planting in the grounds is to Albert’s designs.

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  • Title: Osborne
  • Location: Osborne
  • Location Created: Osborne
  • Original Source: Osborne
  • Rights: English Heritage

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