Christian VIII at his desk in his study at Amalienborg. Drawing by Chr. Hetsch, 1881.
Coronation robe of red silk velvet, embroidered in golden thread with 1400 royal crowns and lined with white rabbit fur. The edge of the upper side is made from ermine. Christian V wore this robe at his coronation in 1671.
Portrait of Frederik VII. Painting by I. Vilhelm Gertner, 1861. Only two years after the completion of this painting Frederik VII, who is regarded as one of the most treasured kings in danish history, died.
Mahogany desk with gilded bronze fittings from Christian VIII’s study at Amalienborg.
Prince Frederik (VII)'s and Princess Mariane's wedding procession in Copenhagen, 22nd June 1841. Painting by C. Balsgaard, 1843.
The coronation of Christian VIII. Drawing by I.V. Gertner.
Mantelpiece clock with bronze statuette of Christian VIII. Made by A. & W. Jacobsen.
Ivory figure representing Prince Frederik, the Heir Presumptive as a baby in swaddling clothes. Made by L. von Lücke.
The social and political revolts in Europe in 1848 had ushered in new times for European states, and for Denmark too. But even though the absolute monarchy was abolished with the Constitution of 1849, the monarchy was far from disengaged from power.