RIDEAU HALL | COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS
1, promenade Sussex, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1A 0A1
Rideau Hall’s interiors and collections are a reflection of the nation’s history and a window on Canadian culture today. Highlights of the collections are presented during the Residence Tour. - Diamond Jubilee Portrait (Diamond Jubilee Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Phil Richards, 2012) - Ceiling Chandelier (Circa 1950, Cut glass, Waterford crystal and gilded brass) - The Crown Collection (Since Lord Monck first moved into Rideau Hall, the government has acquired furniture and works of art for the residence, changing the decorations and furnishings throughout the years) To broaden the range of works displayed at Rideau Hall, the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General obtains pieces on loan from other public collections. The tradition of borrowing works of art began in the 1930s.