The Duchess of Cambridge unveils Patron’s Tour at the National Portrait Gallery

The Duchess of Cambridge visited the National Portrait Gallery, London on Wednesday 28 February, to unveil a personal selection of portraits that comprise a Patron's Trail of the major new exhibition Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography, which opens on Thursday 1 March. The Duchess, who has been Patron of the National Portrait Gallery since 2012, selected seven images from the exhibition for which she has written personal captions displayed alongside the photographs. During her visit, The Duchess took a tour of the Victorian Giants exhibition with Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery and Phillip Prodger, curator of the exhibition, before meeting lenders and supporters in the Gallery's Ondaatje Wing Main Hall. The Duchess, an enthusiastic amateur photographer, has also written a foreword to the exhibition

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