17 Jul 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Queen Victoria Queen Victoria began some of our best-known traditions, says Buckingham Palace exhibition curator The Queen visits a new exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. Photograph: Victoria Jones/AFP/Getty Images Queen Victoria was responsible for a “feminist transformation” of the monarchy and initiated some of its best-known traditions, according […]

17 Jul 19
The Winterhalter Catalogue

I love finding images of Winterhalter’s works in vintage photographs – such as this photo from the interiors of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg. The above image represents the study of the Emperor Alexander II, and it is believed to have been taken in the early 1880s, shortly after his assassination. The eagle-eyed Winterhalter […]

16 Jul 19

This exhibition shows the Queen’s jewellery. I think this exhibition gives me a deeper understanding of the Queen’s usual life. As one of Victoria’s most treasured jewels, the coronet was designed for her by Prince Albert in 1840. In 1842, Victoria wore the newly completed coronet in a famous portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. Over […]

05 Jul 19
The Medium is Not Enough

The foreign TV acquired by UK networks in the past week and the UK premiere dates for Nicolas Le Floch, Manifest and Typewriter

05 Jul 19
News Archives Uk

Oxfordshire-based Ovation Commercial Services (OCS) has supplied a new Winterhalter undercounter UC-ME glasswasher to the Windrush Inn in Witney. The site required an appliance that could manage the warewashing demands of its steakhouse, grill and carvery menu. Jeremy Laight and Mia Lester wanted to invest in catering equipment that could handle a heavy load, provide […]

04 Jul 19
Lizzy's Literary Life

It began in the 1980s, living in Germany and the constant repetitions of Romy Schneider’s Sissi films. Sunny romantic Sissi films I should say. Elizabeth, Empress of Austria, consort of Emperor Franz Joseph II (when she could be bothered putting in an appearance – but we’ll come onto that) is now legendary. So a […]

03 Jul 19
JimmyCsays: At the juncture of journalism and daily life in KC

Although technically and by calendar we’re less than two weeks into summer, this, right now, is really the apex of summer. You agree with me, don’t you? I mean we haven’t been bludgeoned by a series of really hot days; we’ve got two more relatively relaxed months sprawled out in front of us; and, most […]

01 Jul 19
Lake Effect Comedy

Guest Jesse Winterhalter shares his comedic philosophy and love of serial killers. You can check out Bourbon Legends, the podcast he co-hosts here: and see him live every Wednesday Night hosting open mic night at

30 Jun 19
The Winterhalter Catalogue

Dear Friends, As those of you who had time and patience to download my doctoral thesis on Winterhalter – ‘Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873): Portraiture in the Age of Social Change’ – – had noticed, it comes with a huge addendum of all works by Winterhalter known to me. I am looking to publish my […]