Queen reopens Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery

 The Queen reopened the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia at the British Museum in London on November 8th. The Gallery, which has recently undergone a major programme of renovation and restoration to house a wider selection of objects from one of the finest collections of its kind in the world, was originally opened by the Queen in 1992.   

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Upon arrival at the British Museum, the Queen was welcomed by Sir Joseph Hotung, who accompanied her as she toured the refurbished Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia and learned more about the Museums’ modern India and South Asia collections. The Queen also unveiled an inscription to mark the occasion.

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The Queen wore a magenta coat and hat, pairing her customary Three Strand Pearl Necklace with the Red Flower Posy Brooch.

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