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New exhibit reveals tokens of a royal romance

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Gifts exchanged by Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert have gone on display at Buckingham Palace.

It includes a brooch commissioned by Prince Albert to give to his future wife the night before their wedding, and a family portrait revealing a rare moment of royal intimacy.

Nicholas Witchell reports.

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