Osborne House, Isle of Wight, c1990-2010. Interior view of one of the doors below the gallery in the Durbar Room. A former royal residence in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, built between 1845 and 1851 for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a summer home and rural retreat. Designed in the style of an Italian Renaissance palazzo, built by Thomas Cubitt. Grade I listed and under the care of English Heritage.