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Tours for tots: Dress ups

These artworks are a perfect way to introduce young visitors to the theme of dress-ups.

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19th c European art

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19th c European art
Chaucer at the court of Edward III, (1847-1851) by Ford Madox Brown
Ford Madox Brown

Chaucer at the court of Edward III, (1847-1851)

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How many people are wearing crowns in this large painting?
Would you like to wear any of these costumes?
Notice the pointy shoes that some of the people are wearing.

Can you find any animals?

The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon, (1890) by Sir Edward John Poynter
Sir Edward John Poynter

The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon, (1890)

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What do you think the queen is going to say to King Solomon when she reaches the top of the staircase?
Spot the beautiful clothes worn by the people in King Solomon's palace.

Can you spot a monkey holding a feathery fan?