The "Royal Childhood" exhibition, displaying the favourite toys and treasured family gifts from over 250 years of the British monarchy - offers a glimpse into the life of a royal child, is a treat for the royal family lovers.
The exhibition showcases rare and unique toys of royal kids of about nine generations. Dolls and tea set belonging to Queen Elizabeth, wooden chairs used by Princes William and Prince Harry, building blocks of Prince Charles and many more items were also exhibited in the Palace. The milk teeth of Queen Victoria's children, wrapped in dated envelopes, were also displayed in a blue ornate casket at the exhibition.
Rare footage of Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret playing peek-a-boo, learning to dance, having pillow fights, and gardening with mother is also a major attraction at the exhibition. Queen Elizabeth's "Progress Book" that documented her first words "Mama" and "Bebe" also evokes interest.
The exhibition also provided a glimpse into the gifts for the latest royal child Prince George. The displayed gifts include the ones from US President Barack Obama, a tricycle presented by the Mayor of London and a silver breakfast set from the Prime Minister of Malta.
President Obama's gifts comprised of a handmade rocking horse with a presidential seal on the saddle, an alpaca wool blanket and a polo mallet featuring a head carved from an oak tree.
The exhibition was organised as part of the summer opening of Buckingham Palace, where 19 state rooms have been opened to the public, until 28 September.