April 22, 2009
-- The pieces of unusual wedding cake of Queen Victoria, 167 years old, will be presented as part of an exhibition on the royal cake between 1840 and 1947 at Windsor Castle.
It can be eaten only with the eyes: two slices of wedding cake of the late Queen Victoria will soon be exposed to the public at Windsor Castle.
The remains of 167 years old will be presented as part of an exhibition on the royal cake between 1840 and 1947, on the occasion of diamond wedding of Queen Elizabeth II, who married the Duke of Edinburgh on November 20, 1947 , announced officials of the royal palace.
The pieces will be kept visible during one year from April 27, in small cardboard boxes bearing the inscription "Buckingham Palace, on February 10, 1840," the date of marriage of Victoria and Prince Albert.
"The fact that slices of wedding cake that have survived in their original packaging is quite exceptional,"
said exhibition curator, Lady Jane Roberts.
These tranches are from the royal one of the many cakes proposed at the wedding.The largest had a diameter of about three metres long and weighed as much as 150 pounds.http://greatweddingcakes.blogspot.com/2008/02/unusual-wed...
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