The golden carriage, which will no longer be used by the Netherlands’ King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Photo: AP
‘Racist’ royal carriage off limits due to colonial past says Dutch king
  • Holland’s King Willem-Alexander says golden carriage will not be used as long as the Netherlands’ colonial history remains controversial
  • The main point of contention is an illustration on the coach, which depicts a white woman on a throne with half-naked black people at her feet, offering her gifts
14 Jan 2022 - 12:16AM